Breunig Family History

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Breunig Name Meaning

German: from the popular medieval personal name Bruning, a patronymic from Bruno (see Bruning), which was diphthongized to Breuni(n)g in the 17th century.

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

Similar surnames: Brauning, Bruning, Boenig, Breining, Browning, Benning, Brun, Bunin

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Breunig Family Origin

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Breunig Family Occupations

What did your Breunig ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Breunig occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Breunig's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Cigar Manufacturer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Breunig. A less common occupation for the Breunig family was Clerk City Clerks Off.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Cigar Manufacturer

  • Clerk City Clerks Off


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

Breunig Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Breunig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Breunig 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 647 immigration records available for the last name Breunig. 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 Breunig. For the veterans among your Breunig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Breunig Life Expectancy

What is the average Breunig lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Breunig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Breunig in 1964 was 75, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Breunig

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Breunig 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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