Bretl Family History

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Bretl Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of Brado, an unexplained old Germanic personal name.

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


Similar surnames: Gretz, Reil, Pretz, Brott, Kretz, Britt, Dietl, Breth, Britz, Bretz

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Bretl Family Origin

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Bretl Family Occupations

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Bretl Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bretl Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Bretl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Bretl in 1963 was 75, and 87 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bretl 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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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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