Breeze Family History

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Breeze Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Breese. Anglicized spelling of the Welsh patronymic ap Rhys ‘son of Rhys’ (see Reese).

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

Similar surnames: Breese, Breece, Preece, Reese, Reece, Beese, Kroeze, Brede, Reede

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Breeze Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Breeze name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Breeze. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Breeze Family Origin

Where is the Breeze family from?

Breeze Family Occupations

What did your Breeze ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Breeze. The most common Breeze occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Breeze's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Breeze family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Breeze Historical Records

What Breeze family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 38,000 census records available for the last name Breeze. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Breeze 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Breeze. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Breeze. For the veterans among your Breeze ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Breeze Life Expectancy

What is the average Breeze lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Breeze life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Breeze in 1954 was 51, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Breeze

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Breeze 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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