Bresnahan Family History

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Bresnahan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Brosnacháin ‘descendant of Brosnachán’, a personal name derived from Brosna, name of a town and river in County Kerry.

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


Similar surnames: Lenahan, Brennan, Teahan, Monahan, Renehan, Relihan, Bressan, Banahan

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Bresnahan Family Origin

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Bresnahan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Factory Hand

    33%

In 1881, the most common Bresnahan occupation in Canada was Farmer. 67% of Bresnahan's were Farmers. Farmer and Factory Hand were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bresnahan.

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Bresnahan Historical Records

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Bresnahan Life Expectancy

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