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Brenna Family History

Brenna Name Meaning
Italian (Lombardy): habitational name from a place in Lombardy named Brenna.Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farms in southeastern Norway named Brenna, from brenna ‘land cleared for cultivation by burning’.

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

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923 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Brenna Families

  • Number of Brenna families
     14 - 25
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Brenna families
     9 - 15
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Brenna last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Brenna Family Origin

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Brenna Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Brenna

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Brenna Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Brenna Civil War Service Records

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