Bredehoft Family History

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Bredehoft Name Meaning

North German (Bredehöft): nickname for someone with a broad head, from Middle Low German bred ‘broad’ + hovet ‘head’.

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


Similar surnames: Bredehoeft, Bredeweg, Witthoft, Brede, Wiedenhoeft, Bredenberg

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Bredehoft Family Origin

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Bredehoft Family Occupations

What did your Bredehoft ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bredehoft occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Bredehoft's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bredehoft family was Groceryman. Farmer, Clergyman and Grocer Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bredehoft.

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  • Farmer

    64%
  • Clergyman

    9%
  • Grocer Store

    9%
  • Groceryman

    9%

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Bredehoft Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bredehoft. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bredehoft 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 Bredehoft. 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 Bredehoft. For the veterans among your Bredehoft ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bredehoft Life Expectancy

What is the average Bredehoft lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Bredehoft life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Bredehoft in 1962 was 84, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bredehoft

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bredehoft 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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