Breckinridge Family History

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Breckinridge Name Meaning

Variant of Scottish and English Breckenridge.

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


Similar surnames: Breckenridge, Brackenridge, Brownridge, Brundidge, Blacklidge

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Breckinridge Family Origin

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Breckinridge Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farm Hand

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Breckinridge. The most common Breckinridge occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Breckinridge's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Breckinridge family was Keeping House.

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Breckinridge Historical Records

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Breckinridge Life Expectancy

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