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Breeding Name Meaning

North German: probably a patronymic form of a now-lost Germanic personal name, or a topographic name from Low German brede ‘open field’. Compare Breiting.

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


Similar surnames: Breiding, Berding, Bering, Redding, Benning, Bruning, Bruening

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Breeding Family Origin

Where is the Breeding family from?

Breeding Family Occupations

What did your Breeding ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Breeding family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Breeding. The most common Breeding occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Breeding's were Farmers.

View Census data for Breeding | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    59%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Laborer

    4%

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

Breeding Historical Records

What Breeding family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Breeding Life Expectancy

What is the average Breeding lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Breeding life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Breeding in 1949 was 45, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Breeding

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Breeding 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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