Bredthauer Family History

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Bredthauer Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Bretthauer, an occupational name for a carpenter, from Middle High German bret ‘board’ + houwer ‘cutter’.

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

Similar surnames: Bretthauer, Brethauer, Bradner, Steinhauer, Breighner, Brauer, Breuer

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Bredthauer Family Origin

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Bredthauer Family Occupations

What did your Bredthauer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bredthauer. 26% of Bredthauer men worked as a Farmer and 29% of Bredthauer women worked as a Farm Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bredthauer were Agricultural County Agent and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Farm Work
  • Owner
  • Agricultural County Agent

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Farm Laborer
  • Clerical
  • Housekeeper
  • Maid

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

Bredthauer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 455 census records available for the last name Bredthauer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bredthauer 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 45 immigration records available for the last name Bredthauer. 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 57 military records available for the last name Bredthauer. For the veterans among your Bredthauer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bredthauer Life Expectancy

What is the average Bredthauer lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Bredthauer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Bredthauer in 1963 was 71, and 88 in 2004.

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