Breden Family History

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Breden Name Meaning

North German and Danish: habitational name from any of various places so named. Swedish: ornamental name formed with the suffix -en, -én, a shortened form of Latin -enius ‘descendant of’. English: perhaps a variant spelling of Breeden.

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

Similar surnames: Broden, Boden, Roden, Breeden, Brede, Bowden, Braden, Green, Brodin

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Breden Family Origin

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Breden Family Occupations

What did your Breden ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Breden. 21% of Breden men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Breden women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Breden were Carpenter and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Clerk
  • Stenographer
  • Seamstress

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Breden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Breden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Breden census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Breden. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 935 military records available for the last name Breden. For the veterans among your Breden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Breden Life Expectancy

What is the average Breden lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Breden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Breden in 1958 was 51, and 84 in 2004.

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