Breneman Family History

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Breneman Name Meaning

Swiss German (Brenemann): probably a variant of Brenner. Compare Brenneman. Jewish: variant of Brenner.

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

Similar surnames: Brenneman, Branaman, Bressman, Beeman, Koeneman, Seeman, Freyman

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Breneman Family Origin

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Breneman Family Occupations

What did your Breneman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Breneman family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Breneman. The most common Breneman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Breneman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Breneman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Breneman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Breneman 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 596 immigration records available for the last name Breneman. 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 Breneman. For the veterans among your Breneman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Breneman Life Expectancy

What is the average Breneman lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Breneman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Breneman in 1940 was 43, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Breneman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Breneman 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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