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Breland Family History

Breland Name Meaning
French: from Old French brelenc ‘card table’ (or a specific card game), hence a name for a card player or gambler.Norwegian: habitational name from any of various farms named Breland, from bre ‘glacier’ or breid ‘wide’ + land ‘land’.

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

142,637 Historical Documents with Breland on Ancestry.com
14,982 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,358 Military Records
411 Immigration Records
11,551 Census and Voter Lists
112,335 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Breland Families

  • Number of Breland families
     96 - 189
     33 - 95
     1 - 32
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Breland families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Breland families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Breland census records

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Breland Family Origin

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Breland Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Breland

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Breland Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Breland census records

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Breland Civil War Service Records

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