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Origins of the Bregan surname

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About the Bregans

We have a total number of 282 records for people with the last name Bregan.

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Where do most Bregans live?

In 1921, most Bregans lived in Northern Ireland.

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Interesting facts about Bregans

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We have 153 records for the Bregan surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Bregans most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Bregans.

What are the most common Bregan first names?

  • James
  • John
  • Mary
  • Catherine

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Common jobs for Bregans

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Bregans in 1921
Cotton Reeler




Tailors Wife




Accountants Wife


Common Male occupations for Bregans in 1921
General Labourer


Agricultural Labourer




Looking Glass Maker




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