Bredin Family History

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Bredin Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Bhrídín, diminutive form of Mac Giolla Bhrighde ‘son of the servant of (Saint) Brighid’ (see McBride). This name was once found in an ecclesiastical family in County Down, but it has not survived in Ireland.

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

Similar surnames: Brewin, Brain, Braden, Breen, Breden, Bein, Edin, Fredin, Brodin

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Bredin Family Origin

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Bredin Family Occupations

What did your Bredin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bredin occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Bredin's were Farmers. Farmer, Clergyman and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bredin. A less common occupation for the Bredin family was Druggist.

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  • Farmer

  • Clergyman

  • Clerk

  • Druggist


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bredin ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bredin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Bredin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bredin 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 Bredin. 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 982 military records available for the last name Bredin. For the veterans among your Bredin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bredin Life Expectancy

What is the average Bredin lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Bredin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bredin in 1963 was 76, and 85 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bredin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bredin ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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