Breden Family History

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Breden Name Meaning

North German and Danish: habitational name from any of various places so named. Swedish: ornamental name formed with the suffix -en, -én, a shortened form of Latin -enius ‘descendant of’. English: perhaps a variant spelling of Breeden.

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


Similar surnames: Broden, Boden, Roden, Breeden, Brede, Bowden, Braden, Green, Brodin

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Breden Family Origin

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Breden Family Occupations

What did your Breden ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Breden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Breden's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Breden family was Keeping House. Farmer, Grocer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Breden.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Grocer

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Breden ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Breden Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Breden Life Expectancy

What is the average Breden lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Breden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Breden in 1958 was 51, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Breden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Breden 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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