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Brenes Family History

Brenes Name Meaning
Asturian-Leonese and Galician (Breñes): possibly variant of Asturian-Leonese Brañes, and Galician Brañas, habitational names from any of the places named Brañes (in Asturies), and Brañas (in Galicia).

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

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Name Distribution of Brenes Families

  • Number of Brenes families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Brenes families
     10 - 18
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Brenes families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Brenes Family Origin

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Brenes Immigration Information

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Brenes Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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