Breth Family History

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Breth Name Meaning

Shortened form of German Brethauer.

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


Similar surnames: Greth, Bretl, Beth, Pretz, Bretz, Brech, Krech, Reth, Fresh, Peth

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Breth Family Origin

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Breth Family Occupations

What did your Breth ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Breth family was Butcher. Farmer, Carpenter and Black Smith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Breth. The most common Breth occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Breth's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Carpenter

    15%
  • Black Smith

    8%
  • Butcher

    8%

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

Breth Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Breth Life Expectancy

What is the average Breth lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Breth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Breth in 1952 was 31, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Breth

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Breth 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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