Origins of the Bretnor surname

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We have a total of 196 records for people with the last name Bretnor.

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    In 1921, most Bretnors lived in east-midlands

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    Interesting facts about Bretnor

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    We have for the Bretnor surname. The oldest one dates back to .

    Who were Bretnors most likely to marry?

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    What are the most common Bretnor first names?

    Bernard

    Thomas

    Mary

    Elizabeth

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    Common jobs for Bretnors

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

    Commmon female occupations for Bretnors in 1921

    Boot Fitter

    2

    Embroiderer

    2

    Hard Silk Winder

    2

    Ladies Underclothing

    2

    Weaver Cotton Mill

    2

    Commmon male occupations for Bretnors in 1921

    Yeoman

    7

    Druggists Assistant

    4

    Carter

    2

    Elastic Weaver

    2

    Farmer

    2

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