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Bredbenner Name Meaning

North German: status name for a farmer who owned two units (Middle Low German brede, literally ‘breadth’, ‘width’), in this case of peat land (Middle Low German benne).

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


Similar surnames: Bredemeier, Bredenberg, Brenner, Bredeweg, Benner, Trenner, Boedeker

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Bredbenner Family Origin

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Bredbenner Family Occupations

What did your Bredbenner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bredbenner. The most common Bredbenner occupation in the USA was Laborer. 75% of Bredbenner's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    75%
  • Farmer

    25%

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Bredbenner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bredbenner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bredbenner census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Bredbenner. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bredbenner. For the veterans among your Bredbenner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bredbenner Life Expectancy

What is the average Bredbenner lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Bredbenner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Bredbenner in 1952 was 45, and 46 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bredbenner ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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