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Breshears Family History

Breshears Name Meaning
Americanized form of French (Huguenot) Brasseur. Compare Brashears.

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

78,882 Historical Documents with Breshears on Ancestry.com
10,030 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,277 Military Records
80 Immigration Records
4,653 Census and Voter Lists
62,842 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Breshears Families

  • Number of Breshears families
     30 - 58
     11 - 29
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Breshears families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Breshears last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Breshears census records

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Breshears Family Origin

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Breshears Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Breshears

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Breshears Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Breshears census records

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Breshears Civil War Service Records

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