Breig Family History

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Breig Name Meaning

variant of Braig, a habitational name from any of several places so named in Württemberg. possibly a nickname from an old agent derivative of Swabian bräugen ‘to cry’, ‘to roar’.

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


Similar surnames: Breed, Bream, Greif, Bisig, Feig, Brevik, Dreis, Brin, Reil, Braid

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Breig Family Origin

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Breig Family Occupations

What did your Breig ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Breig family was Engineer In Mill. Carpenter, Blacksmith and Brewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Breig. The most common Breig occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 14% of Breig's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Brewer

    7%
  • Engineer In Mill

    7%

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

Breig Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Breig Life Expectancy

What is the average Breig lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Breig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Breig in 1963 was 80, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Breig

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Breig 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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