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Brenn Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German brennen ‘to burn something’, an occupational name either for someone who cleared forest land by burning, or for a distiller of spirits. Compare Brenner.

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


Similar surnames: Brent, Brenna, Krenn, Rann, Senn, Grenz, Benn, Buren, Brede, Braun

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Brenn Family Origin

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Brenn Family Occupations

What did your Brenn ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Brenn family was In An Almshouse. The most common Brenn occupation in the UK was Coachman Domestic. 33% of Brenn's were Coachman Domestics. Coachman Domestic and Cutler were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Brenn.

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  • Coachman Domestic

    33%
  • Cutler

    33%
  • In An Almshouse

    33%

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Brenn Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Brenn Life Expectancy

What is the average Brenn lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Brenn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Brenn in 1950 was 39, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brenn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brenn 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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