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Brekhus Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farm so named in Voss, from brek ‘slope’, ‘steep ascent’ (see Brekke) + hus ‘house’, ‘farm’.

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


Similar surnames: Brekke, Reishus, Brekken, Redus, Brees, Brehm, Brockhaus, Dreyfus

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Brekhus Family Origin

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Brekhus Family Occupations

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Brekhus Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Brekhus Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Brekhus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Brekhus in 1956 was 44, and 48 in 2004.

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