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Breck Name Meaning

Scottish: nickname from Gaelic breac ‘speckled’. English: unexplained. German: topographic name related to Middle Low German brake ‘uncultivated land’.

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


Similar surnames: Beck, Brick, Reck, Brock, Boeck, Brack, Bruck, Brede, Rock, Boock

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Breck Family Origin

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Breck Family Occupations

What did your Breck ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Breck family was Farming. The most common Breck occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Breck's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Druggist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Breck.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Druggist

    4%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Breck Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Breck. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Breck 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Breck. 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 Breck. For the veterans among your Breck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Breck Life Expectancy

What is the average Breck lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Breck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Breck in 1946 was 39, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Breck

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Breck 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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