Breer Name Meaning

German: reduced form of Breger or Breder, a variant of Brede. Variant spelling of English Brear, from Old English br?r ‘thorn bush’, hence a nickname for a sharp or prickly person.

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


Similar surnames: Brier, Freer, Brewer, Beer, Breed, Speer, Bremer, Bryer, Bruer, Steer

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Breer Family Origin

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Breer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Dairy

    11%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Breer family was Laborer. The most common Breer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Breer's were Farmers. Farmer, Dairy and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Breer.

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Breer Historical Records

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Breer Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Breer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Breer in 1955 was 53, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Breer

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