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Bresler Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from Bresle, Yiddish name of the Polish city Wroclaw. Compare Breslauer.

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


Similar surnames: Presler, Breslauer, Brester, Bressler, Bester, Betler, Tesler, Risler

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Where is the Bresler family from?

You can see how Bresler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bresler family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bresler families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Bresler families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 57% of all the recorded Bresler's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Bresler families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bresler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bresler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Typist were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bresler. 14% of Bresler men worked as a Salesman and 12% of Bresler women worked as a Typist. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bresler were Truck Driver and Stenographer. .

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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

  • Salesman
    14%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • New Worker
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Typist
    12%
  • Saleslady
    12%
  • New Worker
    9%
  • Stenographer
    9%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Bresler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bresler 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bresler. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bresler. For the veterans among your Bresler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bresler lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Bresler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Bresler in 1950 was 27, and 75 in 2004.

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