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Bressan Name Meaning

Italian: habitational name for someone from Brescia, from a northern variant, Bressan(o), of Bresciano, an adjectival form of the place name. French: Probably a variant of French Bresse, ethnic name for someone from the region of France called Bresse, or habitational name from any of various places of this name, derived from the Gallo-Roman personal name Bricius (see Brice).

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

Similar surnames: Bress, Bresson, Bressi, Breda, Jessen, Brennan, Bussan, Rossin, Ressa

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Bressan Family Origin

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Bressan Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Bressan occupation in the USA was Artist. 50% of Bressan's were Artists. Artist and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bressan.

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  • Artist

  • Farmer


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Bressan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bressan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bressan 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bressan. 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 404 military records available for the last name Bressan. For the veterans among your Bressan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bressan Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Bressan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Bressan in 1953 was 40, and 78 in 2004.

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