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Breyer Family History

Breyer Name Meaning
Americanized spelling of German Bräuer (see Brauer).

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

39,081 Historical Documents with Breyer on Ancestry.com
16,382 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,423 Military Records
2,587 Immigration Records
6,190 Census and Voter Lists
11,499 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Breyer Families

  • Number of Breyer families
     22 - 42
     8 - 21
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Breyer families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Breyer last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Breyer census records

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Breyer Family Origin

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Breyer Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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

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Average Life Expectancy for Breyer

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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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Breyer Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Breyer census records

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Breyer Civil War Service Records

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