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Brei Family History

Brei Name Meaning
German: variant of Bräu (see Brau).

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

8,161 Historical Documents with Brei on Ancestry.com
2,318 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,370 Military Records
174 Immigration Records
1,406 Census and Voter Lists
2,893 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Brei Families

  • Number of Brei families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Brei families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Brei last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Brei census records

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Brei Family Origin

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Brei Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Brei families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Brei

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Brei Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Brei census records

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Brei Civil War Service Records

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