Bresson Family History

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Bresson Name Meaning

French: from a pet form of the personal name Brès (see Brice).

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


Similar surnames: Bressan, Brisson, Presson, Bryson, Freson, Gregson, Belson, Breslin

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Bresson Family Origin

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Bresson Family Occupations

What did your Bresson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bresson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Bresson's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Charcoal Burner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bresson. A less common occupation for the Bresson family was Farm Labor.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Charcoal Burner

    8%
  • Farm Labor

    8%

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Bresson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bresson Life Expectancy

What is the average Bresson lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Bresson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Bresson in 1961 was 60, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bresson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bresson 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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