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Bredow Name Meaning

German: habitational name from either of two places called Bredow, one on the Havel river, the other near Stettin.

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


Similar surnames: Brunow, Buelow, Bradow, Breden, Below, Breda, Bandow, Rekow, Bloedow

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Bredow Family Origin

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Bredow Family Occupations

What did your Bredow ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bredow family was Retired Saloon Keeper. Farmer, Keeps House and Minister were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bredow. The most common Bredow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Bredow's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Keeps House

    14%
  • Minister

    14%
  • Retired Saloon Keeper

    14%

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

Bredow Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bredow Life Expectancy

What is the average Bredow lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2003, in the United States, Bredow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Bredow in 1959 was 59, and 93 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bredow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bredow 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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