Brechtel Family History

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Brechtel Name Meaning

South German: from a reduced pet form of the personal name Albrecht or, in the southwest, from a pet form of Bechtold (see Berthold).

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


Similar surnames: Bechtel, Brecht, Reichel, Prechtel, Broeckel, Prechtl, Buchtel

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Brechtel Family Origin

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Brechtel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Carpenter

    19%
  • Baker

    13%
  • Cigar Maker

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Brechtel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Brechtel's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brechtel. A less common occupation for the Brechtel family was Cigar Maker.

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Brechtel Historical Records

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Brechtel Life Expectancy

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