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Breland Name Meaning

French: from Old French brelenc ‘card table’ (or a specific card game), hence a name for a card player or gambler. Norwegian: habitational name from any of various farms named Breland, from bre ‘glacier’ or breid ‘wide’ + land ‘land’.

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


Similar surnames: Bruland, Ireland, Erland, Belland, Boland, Bjelland, Ryland, Ueland

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Breland Family Origin

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Breland Family Occupations

What did your Breland ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Breland ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Farming

    17%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%

United States shown, England data unavailable

In 1880, the most common Breland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Breland's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Breland family was Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Breland.

Source: Census data for Breland | Data not to scale

Breland Historical Records

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Breland Life Expectancy

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