Brecher Family History

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Brecher Name Meaning

English: variant of Brach 2, the -er suffix denoting an inhabitant. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from an agent derivative of German brechen ‘to break’, an occupational name for someone who crushed hemp or flax, or possibly a nickname for a lawbreaker.

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


Similar surnames: Becher, Bracher, Bricker, Beecher, Blecher, Brucker, Breuker, Recher

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Brecher Family Origin

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Brecher Family Occupations

What did your Brecher ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Brecher. 20% of Brecher men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Brecher women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Brecher were Proprietor and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Salesman
    16%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Proprietor
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    19%
  • Secretary
    19%
  • Clerk
    14%
  • Bookkeeper
    14%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Brecher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Brecher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brecher 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Brecher. 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 Brecher. For the veterans among your Brecher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brecher Life Expectancy

What is the average Brecher lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Brecher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Brecher in 1958 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

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