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Brettell Family History

Brettell Name Meaning

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

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743 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Brettell Families

  • Number of Brettell families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Brettell families
     97 - 192
     33 - 96
     1 - 32
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Brettell families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Brettell census records

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Brettell Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Brettell families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Brettell Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Brettell

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Brettell Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Brettell census records

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Brettell Civil War Service Records

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