Bressette Family History

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Bressette Name Meaning

North American form of French Bresset, from a pet form of the personal name Brès, a variant of Brice.

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


Similar surnames: Brissette, Bessette, Fredette, Frenette, Rossetto, Grissett, Bissette

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Bressette Family Origin

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Bressette Family Occupations

What did your Bressette ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bressette. 18% of Bressette men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Bressette women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bressette were Farm Laborer and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    18%
  • Farmer
    6%
  • Dyer
    5%
  • Farm Laborer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    8%
  • Seamstress
    8%
  • Cook
    5%
  • Waitress
    5%

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

Bressette Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bressette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bressette 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 250 immigration records available for the last name Bressette. 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 440 military records available for the last name Bressette. For the veterans among your Bressette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bressette Life Expectancy

What is the average Bressette lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Bressette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Bressette in 1952 was 52, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bressette

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