Brecheen Family History

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Brecheen Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Bhreitheamhnaigh ‘son of the judge’ (see Breheny, McBratney).

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

Similar surnames: Breheny, Breen, Blethen, Brackeen, Brechtel, Breihan, Brecht, Breeden

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Brecheen Family Origin

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Brecheen Family Occupations

What did your Brecheen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Brecheen. The most common Brecheen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 83% of Brecheen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House


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

Brecheen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Brecheen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brecheen 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 37 immigration records available for the last name Brecheen. 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 Brecheen. For the veterans among your Brecheen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brecheen Life Expectancy

What is the average Brecheen lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Brecheen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Brecheen in 1956 was 54, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brecheen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brecheen 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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