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Bretherton Family History

Bretherton Name Meaning

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

66,338 Historical Documents with Bretherton on Ancestry.com
27,004 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
732 Military Records
1,239 Immigration Records
12,688 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Bretherton Families

  • Number of Bretherton families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bretherton families
     376 - 750
     126 - 375
     1 - 125
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Bretherton last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Bretherton census records

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Bretherton Family Origin

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Bretherton Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Bretherton families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Bretherton

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Bretherton Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Bretherton census records

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Military Service by Bretherton

Did the Brethertons fight for the North or the South? Or not at all? Military records can tell you a lot about your ancestors including birthplace, occupation, and even physical descriptions.

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