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Brenizer Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Brenneiser, an occupational name for a blacksmith. It is a derivative of Brenneisen, literally ‘burn (the) iron’ (from Middle High German brennen ‘to burn’ + isen ‘iron’), a name given to young journeymen by the craft guild.

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


Similar surnames: Brenner, Breiner, Breiter, Benner, Krenzer, Preiser, Reiber, Reider

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Brenizer Family Origin

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Brenizer Family Occupations

What did your Brenizer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Brenizer family was Keeping House. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brenizer. The most common Brenizer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Brenizer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Brenizer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Brenizer Life Expectancy

What is the average Brenizer lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Brenizer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Brenizer in 1952 was 71, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brenizer 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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