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Bredenberg Name Meaning

Danish and North German: habitational name from any of several farmsteads named with Middle Low German bred ‘wide’ + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’. Swedish: ornamental name composed of the same elements as 1 above. q

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


Similar surnames: Freudenberg, Fredenberg, Rosenberg, Blumenberg, Steenberg, Lindenberg

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Bredenberg Family Origin

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Bredenberg Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Machinist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bredenberg. The most common Bredenberg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Bredenberg's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bredenberg family was Shoe Maker.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Carpenter

    20%
  • Machinist

    20%
  • Shoe Maker

    20%

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Bredenberg Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bredenberg Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Bredenberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Bredenberg in 1949 was 37, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bredenberg 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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