Brevig Family History

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Brevig Name Meaning

Norwegian: variant of Brevik.

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


Similar surnames: Brevik, Breig, Lovig, Brewin, Kreig, Breding, Brei, Bevil, Breinig

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Brevig Family Origin

Where is the Brevig family from?

Brevig Family Occupations

What did your Brevig ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Brevig occupation in the USA was Farmer. 71% of Brevig's were Farmers. Farmer and Merchant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Brevig. A less common occupation for the Brevig family was Starting Farm.

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  • Farmer

    71%
  • Merchant

    14%
  • Starting Farm

    14%

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

Brevig Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Brevig Life Expectancy

What is the average Brevig lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Brevig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Brevig in 1946 was 32, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brevig

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brevig 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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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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