Breakey Family History

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Breakey Name Meaning

English (northwest): unexplained. This name is also fairly frequent in Ireland, notably in Co. Monaghan and adjacent areas, where it has been recorded since the 17th century.

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

Similar surnames: Berkey, Brake, Reaney, Leakey, Braley, Beckey, Bracey, Bleakney

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Breakey Family Origin

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Breakey Family Occupations

What did your Breakey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Breakey. The most common Breakey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Breakey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Breakey family was Doctor.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Doctor


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Breakey ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Breakey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Breakey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Breakey census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Breakey. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 907 military records available for the last name Breakey. For the veterans among your Breakey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Breakey Life Expectancy

What is the average Breakey lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Breakey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Breakey in 1962 was 84, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Breakey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Breakey ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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