Breda Family History

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Breda Name Meaning

Italian: topographic name from medieval Latin braida ‘grassy meadow’, ‘flat grassland adjoining a settlement’, or a habitational name from any of the places named with this word, such as the districts (now suburbs) of Genoa, Milan, Mantua, and Brescia called Breda or Brera. Dutch: habitational name from the city of this name in North Brabant.

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

Similar surnames: Prada, Rada, Breden, Broda, Brenna, Brede, Barreda, Rega, Breza

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Breda Family Origin

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Breda Family Occupations

What did your Breda ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Ashphalte Potman and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Breda. 50% of Breda women worked as a Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Ashphalte Potman

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Cook
  • Music Teacher

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Breda Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Breda. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Breda 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Breda. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Breda. For the veterans among your Breda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Breda Life Expectancy

What is the average Breda lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Breda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Breda in 1953 was 31, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Breda

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