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Bree Name Meaning

Irish (Counties Sligo and Mayo): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Breaghaigh ‘descendant of Breagha’, a byname meaning ‘hill dweller’, from brí ‘hill’, ‘height’, genitive breagh. Dutch: nickname for a well-built man, from Middle Dutch breet ‘broad’. Jewish: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Breen, Brew, Wren, Bee, Brees, Breer, Free, Bren, Pee, Brief

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Bree Family Origin

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Bree Family Occupations

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In 1921, Farmer and Student were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Bree. 31% of Bree men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Book
  • Cultivateur

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Student

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

Bree Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Bree. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bree 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bree. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Bree. For the veterans among your Bree ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bree Life Expectancy

What is the average Bree lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Bree life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Bree in 1949 was 48, and 64 in 2004.

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