Breton Family History

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Breton Name Meaning

French and English: ethnic name for a Breton, from Old French bret (oblique case breton) (see Brett).

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


Similar surnames: Ireton, Brett, Brenton, Brewton, Bruton, Baston, Lebreton, Buxton

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Breton Family Origin

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Breton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    10%
  • Confectioner

    5%
  • Master Baker

    5%
  • Ag Lab Wife

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Breton family was Ag Lab Wife. The most common Breton occupation in the UK was Farmer. 10% of Breton's were Farmers. Farmer, Confectioner and Master Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Breton.

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Breton Historical Records

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Breton Life Expectancy

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Famous Breton Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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