Broadbent

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old English brād (broad) + beonet (bentgrass, rush, reed).

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Proper noun[edit]

Broadbent (countable and uncountable, plural Broadbents)

  1. (uncountable) A placename:
    1. A suburb of Oldham, Greater Manchester, England (OS grid ref SD9406).
    2. An unincorporated community in Coos County, Oregon, United States.
  2. A habitational surname from Old English.

Statistics[edit]

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Broadbent is the 9066th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 3605 individuals. Broadbent is most common among White (94.4%) individuals.

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