Brennen Family History

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Brennen Name Meaning

Probably a shortened form of a German surname formed with the element Brennen, for example Brennenstuhl.

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


Similar surnames: Breden, Brenner, Branden, Dennen, Brenn, Brenny, Behnen, Brenneman

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Brennen Family Origin

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Brennen Family Occupations

What did your Brennen ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Servant, Farmer and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brennen. The most common Brennen occupation in Canada was Servant. 14% of Brennen's were Servants. A less common occupation for the Brennen family was Clerk.

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  • Servant

    14%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Painter

    8%
  • Clerk

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Brennen ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Brennen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Brennen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brennen 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 Brennen. 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 Brennen. For the veterans among your Brennen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brennen Life Expectancy

What is the average Brennen lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Brennen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Brennen in 1950 was 40, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brennen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brennen 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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