Breshears Family History

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Breshears Name Meaning

Americanized form of French (Huguenot) Brasseur. Compare Brashears.

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


Similar surnames: Broshears, Brashears, Beshears, Brashear, Brasher, Boshears, Beshore

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Breshears Family Origin

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Breshears Family Occupations

What did your Breshears ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Breshears. The most common Breshears occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Breshears's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Breshears family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Farming

    28%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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

Breshears Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Breshears Life Expectancy

What is the average Breshears lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Breshears life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Breshears in 1956 was 55, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Breshears

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Breshears 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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