Breiding Family History

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Breiding Name Meaning

variant of Breiting, a habitational name from either of two places called Breitungen, on the Werra river and in the Harz Mountains. in southwestern Germany, a metronymic from Breide, a short form of the female personal name Brigida.

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

Similar surnames: Breeding, Breining, Leiding, Breidinger, Berding, Breden, Beiting

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Breiding Family Origin

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Breiding Family Occupations

What did your Breiding ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Breiding family was Boot And Shoe Maker. Dairyman, Farmer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Breiding. The most common Breiding occupation in the USA was Dairyman. 17% of Breiding's were Dairymans.

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  • Dairyman

  • Farmer

  • Tailor

  • Boot And Shoe Maker


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

Breiding Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Breiding. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Breiding 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 208 immigration records available for the last name Breiding. 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 331 military records available for the last name Breiding. For the veterans among your Breiding ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Breiding Life Expectancy

What is the average Breiding lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Breiding life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Breiding in 1957 was 56, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Breiding 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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