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Bresciani Name Meaning

Italian: habitational name for someone from the city of Brescia from the adjectival form of the placename. This is a typical Lombardic surname; there surnames derived from placenames usually have a pluralized form.

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


Similar surnames: Bressan, Brescia, Casciano, Rescigno, Frediani, Cresci, Breslau

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Where is the Bresciani family from?

You can see how Bresciani families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bresciani family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1901 and 1920. The most Bresciani families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 5 Bresciani families living in California. This was about 33% of all the recorded Bresciani's in USA. California and 1 other state had the highest population of Bresciani families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bresciani surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bresciani ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Bresciani. 50% of Bresciani men worked as a Laborer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    50%
  • Truck Driver
    22%
  • Poultry Farmer
    15%
  • Clerk
    15%
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Census Records

There are 408 census records available for the last name Bresciani. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bresciani census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 568 immigration records available for the last name Bresciani. 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 Cards

There are 126 military records available for the last name Bresciani. For the veterans among your Bresciani ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bresciani lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Bresciani life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Bresciani in 1963 was 80, and 76 in 2004.

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