Brech Family History

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Brech Name Meaning

German: variant of Brach or Brecht.

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


Similar surnames: Breech, Krech, Breach, Brach, Grech, Bech, Breck, Becht, Breth, Rech

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Brech Family Origin

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Brech Family Occupations

What did your Brech ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Brech family was Miner. The most common Brech occupation in the USA was Laborer. 38% of Brech's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Crockery Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brech.

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  • Laborer

    38%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Crockery Store

    13%
  • Miner

    13%

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

Brech Historical Records

What Brech family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Brech. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brech 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 Brech

Passenger List

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

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Brech Life Expectancy

What is the average Brech lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Brech life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Brech in 1956 was 51, and 59 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brech

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brech 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.

Famous Brech Family

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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