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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

What did your Bree ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bree occupation in Canada was Labourer. 100% of Bree's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

    100%

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Bree Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 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 642 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 1,000 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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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bree 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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