Bree Name Meaning

Irish (Counties Sligo and Mayo): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Breaghaigh ‘descendant of Breagha’, a byname meaning ‘hill dweller’, from brí ‘hill’, ‘height’, genitive breagh. Dutch: nickname for a well-built man, from Middle Dutch breet ‘broad’. Jewish: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Breen, Brew, Wren, Bee, Brees, Breer, Free, Bren, Pee, Brief

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Bree Family Origin

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Bree Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    18%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Book Keeper

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bree family was Book Keeper. The most common Bree occupation in the USA was Laborer. 18% of Bree's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bree.

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Bree Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Bree life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Bree in 1949 was 48, and 64 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bree

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