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Brenna Name Meaning

Italian (Lombardy): habitational name from a place in Lombardy named Brenna. Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farms in southeastern Norway named Brenna, from brenna ‘land cleared for cultivation by burning’.

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


Similar surnames: Brenn, Breda, Arena, Penna, Brennan, Senna, Benza, Brienza, Bena

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Brenna Family Origin

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Brenna Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Miner

    9%

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In 1880, the most common Brenna occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Brenna's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brenna. A less common occupation for the Brenna family was Miner.

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Brenna Life Expectancy

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