Breckner Family History

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Breckner Name Meaning

German: possibly a topographic name for someone who settled on land that was fallow or still uncultivated, from Low German Breck (High German Brache).

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

Similar surnames: Brueckner, Brackney, Bruckner, Bracker, Bricker, Recker, Brenner

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Breckner Family Origin

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Breckner Family Occupations

What did your Breckner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Breckner family was Gardner. The most common Breckner occupation in the USA was Baker. 8% of Breckner's were Bakers. Baker, Brick Mason and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Breckner.

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  • Baker

  • Brick Mason

  • Farm Laborer

  • Gardner


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

Breckner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Breckner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Breckner 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 371 immigration records available for the last name Breckner. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 308 military records available for the last name Breckner. For the veterans among your Breckner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Breckner Life Expectancy

What is the average Breckner lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Breckner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Breckner in 1956 was 35, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Breckner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Breckner 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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