Breining Family History

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Breining Name Meaning

German: variant of Breuni(n)g (see Breunig). Danish: habitational name from any of several places called Breining ‘place with bracken’.

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

Similar surnames: Breiding, Brining, Breinig, Boening, Meiring, Benning, Breininger

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Breining Family Origin

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Breining Family Occupations

What did your Breining ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Breining family was Butcher. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Breining. The most common Breining occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Breining's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Butcher


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

Breining Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Breining. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Breining 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 426 immigration records available for the last name Breining. 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 696 military records available for the last name Breining. For the veterans among your Breining ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Breining Life Expectancy

What is the average Breining lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Breining life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Breining in 1952 was 65, and 97 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Breining

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Breining 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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