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Bressler Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from Breslau German name of the Polish city of Wrocław which for a long time was part of Germany. Compare Breslauer Bresler and Pressler .

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

Similar surnames: Pressler, Bresler, Dressler, Tessler, Reisler, Presler, Bessler

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Where is the Bressler family from?

You can see how Bressler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bressler family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bressler families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 20 Bressler families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 87% of all the recorded Bressler's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Bressler families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bressler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bressler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bressler. 15% of Bressler men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Bressler women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bressler were Clerk and Clerk. .

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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
  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleslady
  • Bookkeeper
  • Housewife
  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Bressler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bressler 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bressler. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Bressler. For the veterans among your Bressler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bressler lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Bressler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Bressler in 1951 was 47, and 79 in 2004.

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