Breed Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various minor places, for example Brede in Sussex, named with Old English br?du ‘breadth’, ‘broad place’ (a derivative of brad ‘broad’).

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


Similar surnames: Creed, Brees, Brue, Beed, Breer, Bream, Beer, Breden, Ree, Seed

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Breed Family Origin

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Breed Family Occupations

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  • Blk Smith

    50%
  • School

    50%

In 1881, the most common Breed occupation in Canada was Blk Smith. 50% of Breed's were Blk Smiths. Blk Smith and School were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Breed.

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Breed Historical Records

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Breed Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Breed life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Breed in 1941 was 53, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Breed

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