Breinig Family History

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Breinig Name Meaning

German: variant of Breunig.

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

Similar surnames: Breining, Brining, Bring, Breunig, Breininger, Reinig, Beinke

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Breinig Family Origin

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Breinig Family Occupations

What did your Breinig ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Breinig family was Clerk In Hardware Store. Brewer, Carriage Maker and Carriage Smith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Breinig. The most common Breinig occupation in the USA was Brewer. 7% of Breinig's were Brewers.

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  • Brewer

  • Carriage Maker

  • Carriage Smith

  • Clerk In Hardware Store


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

Breinig Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Breinig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Breinig 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 145 immigration records available for the last name Breinig. 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 411 military records available for the last name Breinig. For the veterans among your Breinig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Breinig Life Expectancy

What is the average Breinig lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Breinig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Breinig in 1962 was 83, and 88 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Breinig

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Breinig 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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