Bredemeier Family History

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Bredemeier Name Meaning

North German: distinguishing name for a tenant farmer (see Meyer) who owned or worked a double unit of land, known as a brede (from Middle Low German bred ‘broad’, ‘wide’). Alternatively, the surname could have denoted a farmer whose land was swampy (see Brede).

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


Similar surnames: Broekemeier, Brammeier, Berkemeier, Wedemeyer, Reitmeier, Bultemeier

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Bredemeier Family Origin

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Bredemeier Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Saloon Keeper

    17%
  • Teamster

    17%
  • Works In Shoe Factory

    17%

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In 1880, Farmer, Saloon Keeper and Teamster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bredemeier. A less common occupation for the Bredemeier family was Works In Shoe Factory. The most common Bredemeier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Bredemeier's were Farmers.

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Bredemeier Historical Records

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Bredemeier Life Expectancy

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