Breda Name Meaning

Italian: topographic name from medieval Latin braida ‘grassy meadow’, ‘flat grassland adjoining a settlement’, or a habitational name from any of the places named with this word, such as the districts (now suburbs) of Genoa, Milan, Mantua, and Brescia called Breda or Brera. Dutch: habitational name from the city of this name in North Brabant.

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


Similar surnames: Prada, Rada, Breden, Broda, Brenna, Brede, Barreda, Rega, Breza

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Breda Family Origin

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Breda Family Occupations

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  • Lumbering

    100%

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In 1880, the most common Breda occupation in the USA was Lumbering. 100% of Breda's were Lumberings.

Source: Census data for Breda | Data not to scale

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Breda Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, Breda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Breda in 1953 was 31, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Breda

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