Brechbill Family History

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Brechbill Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swiss German Brechbühl, a topographic name for someone who lived by a hill (bühl) owned by or associated with a man called Brecht.

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

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Brechbill Family Origin

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Brechbill Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    61%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Clerk In Dry Goods Store

    3%
  • Coach Trimmer & Farmer

    3%

In 1880, the most common Brechbill occupation in the USA was Farmer. 61% of Brechbill's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Clerk In Dry Goods Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brechbill. A less common occupation for the Brechbill family was Coach Trimmer & Farmer.

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Brechbill Historical Records

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Brechbill Life Expectancy

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