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Breeden Family History

Breeden Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Bredon in Worcestershire or from Breedon on the Hill in Leicestershire, both of which are named from an unattested Celtic word brez ‘hill’ + the tautologous addition of Old English dun.Americanized form of German Breden.

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

315,548 Historical Documents with Breeden on Ancestry.com
48,936 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
6,941 Military Records
972 Immigration Records
30,265 Census and Voter Lists
228,434 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Breeden Families

  • Number of Breeden families
     92 - 182
     31 - 91
     1 - 30
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Breeden families
     29 - 55
     10 - 28
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Breeden last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Breeden census records

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Breeden Family Origin

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Breeden Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Breeden

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Breeden Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Breeden census records

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Breeden Civil War Service Records

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