Brean Family History

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Brean Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Breen or Brain.

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


Similar surnames: Brian, Brew, Breau, Bream, Breen, Dean, Brenan, Bergan, Kean, Breon

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Brean Family Origin

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Brean Family Occupations

What did your Brean ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Works In Woolen Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brean. A less common occupation for the Brean family was Blacksmith. The most common Brean occupation in the USA was Laborer. 26% of Brean's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    26%
  • Farmer

    16%
  • Works In Woolen Mill

    10%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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

Brean Historical Records

What Brean family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Brean. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brean census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Brean

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Brean. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Brean. For the veterans among your Brean ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brean Life Expectancy

What is the average Brean lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Brean life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Brean in 1962 was 76, and 69 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brean

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brean 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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