Bresnahan Family History

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Bresnahan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Brosnacháin ‘descendant of Brosnachán’, a personal name derived from Brosna, name of a town and river in County Kerry.

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


Similar surnames: Lenahan, Brennan, Teahan, Monahan, Renehan, Relihan, Bressan, Banahan

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Bresnahan Family Origin

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Bresnahan Family Occupations

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  • First Class Gunner Naval Pensioner

    33%
  • Labourer

    33%
  • Milk Carrier

    33%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bresnahan family was Milk Carrier. First Class Gunner Naval Pensioner and Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bresnahan. The most common Bresnahan occupation in the UK was First Class Gunner Naval Pensioner. 33% of Bresnahan's were First Class Gunner Naval Pensioners.

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Bresnahan Historical Records

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Bresnahan Life Expectancy

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