Brenneis Family History

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Brenneis Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a blacksmith, a variant of Brenneisen (see Brenizer).

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


Similar surnames: Brenner, Renner, Benner, Brandeis, Brenn, Breiner, Brandes, Tennis

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Brenneis Family Origin

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Brenneis Family Occupations

What did your Brenneis ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Brenneis family was Laborer. Black Smith, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brenneis. The most common Brenneis occupation in the USA was Black Smith. 25% of Brenneis's were Black Smiths.

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  • Black Smith

    25%
  • Carpenter

    25%
  • Keeping House

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%

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

Brenneis Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Brenneis Life Expectancy

What is the average Brenneis lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Brenneis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Brenneis in 1962 was 64, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brenneis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brenneis 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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