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Bredahl Family History

Bredahl Name Meaning
Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead named Bredahl, from bre ‘broad’ + dahl ‘valley’.Danish: habitational name from a place so named (with the same derivation as 1).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

7,828 Historical Documents with Bredahl on Ancestry.com
3,078 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
262 Military Records
435 Immigration Records
1,194 Census and Voter Lists
2,859 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Bredahl Families

  • Number of Bredahl families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bredahl families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Bredahl families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Bredahl Family Origin

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Bredahl Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Bredahl

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Bredahl Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Military Service by Bredahl

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