Brettschneider Family History

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Brettschneider Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a sawyer, Middle High German bretsnider. Compare Bretthauer.

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


Similar surnames: Bergschneider, Bretthauer, Schneider, Riemenschneider, Kretschmer

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Brettschneider Family Origin

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Brettschneider Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Baker and Cabnet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brettschneider. The most common Brettschneider occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Brettschneider's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Brettschneider family was Cigar Dealer.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Baker

    17%
  • Cabnet Maker

    17%
  • Cigar Dealer

    17%

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Brettschneider Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Brettschneider Life Expectancy

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brettschneider 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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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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