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Breland Name Meaning

French: from Old French brelenc ‘card table’ (or a specific card game), hence a name for a card player or gambler. Norwegian: habitational name from any of various farms named Breland, from bre ‘glacier’ or breid ‘wide’ + land ‘land’.

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


Similar surnames: Bruland, Ireland, Erland, Belland, Boland, Bjelland, Ryland, Ueland

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Breland Family Origin

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Breland Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Cultivateur

    23%
  • Not Given

    15%
  • Traiteur

    15%

In 1881, the most common Breland occupation in Canada was Farmer. 31% of Breland's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Breland family was Traiteur. Farmer, Cultivateur and Not Given were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Breland.

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Breland Historical Records

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Breland Life Expectancy

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