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Bredehoft Family History

Bredehoft Name Meaning
North German (Bredehöft): nickname for someone with a broad head, from Middle Low German bred ‘broad’ + hovet ‘head’.

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

17,359 Historical Documents with Bredehoft on Ancestry.com
1,536 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
584 Military Records
328 Immigration Records
1,282 Census and Voter Lists
13,629 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Bredehoft Families

  • Number of Bredehoft families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Bredehoft last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Bredehoft Family Origin

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Bredehoft Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Bredehoft

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Bredehoft Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Military Service by Bredehoft

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