Breuer Family History

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Breuer Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a brewer of beer or ale, from Middle High German briuwer ‘brewer’.

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

Similar surnames: Brauer, Brewer, Bruer, Reuer, Steuer, Bieber, Preyer, Breier, Bremer

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Breuer Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Breuer name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Breuer. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • European Jewish


  • Norway


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Breuer Family Origin

Where is the Breuer family from?

Breuer Family Occupations

What did your Breuer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Butcher and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Breuer. A less common occupation for the Breuer family was Grocer. The most common Breuer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Breuer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Butcher

  • Cigar Maker

  • Grocer


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

Breuer Historical Records

What Breuer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Breuer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Breuer 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Breuer. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Breuer. For the veterans among your Breuer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Breuer Life Expectancy

What is the average Breuer lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Breuer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Breuer in 1950 was 45, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Breuer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Breuer 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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