Breau Family History

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Breau Name Meaning

French (Bréau): variant of Bréaux (see Breaux).

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

Similar surnames: Breaud, Brau, Reau, Breaux, Breon, Beau, Bream, Bureau, Breu, Brean

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Breau Family Origin

Where is the Breau family from?

Breau Family Occupations

What did your Breau ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Breau occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Breau's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Breau family was Joiner. Farmer, Laborer and Cust. H. Broker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Breau.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Cust. H. Broker

  • Joiner


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

Breau Historical Records

What Breau family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Breau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Breau 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 Breau

Passenger List

There are 612 immigration records available for the last name Breau. 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 879 military records available for the last name Breau. For the veterans among your Breau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Breau Life Expectancy

What is the average Breau lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Breau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Breau in 1954 was 60, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Breau

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Breau 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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