Breer Family History

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Breer Name Meaning

German: reduced form of Breger or Breder, a variant of Brede. Variant spelling of English Brear, from Old English br?r ‘thorn bush’, hence a nickname for a sharp or prickly person.

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

Similar surnames: Brier, Freer, Brewer, Beer, Breed, Speer, Bremer, Bryer, Bruer, Steer

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Breer Family Origin

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Breer Family Occupations

What did your Breer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Breer. 29% of Breer men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Breer women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Breer were Farming and Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Clerk
  • Teacher
  • Servant

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Breer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Breer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Breer 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 514 immigration records available for the last name Breer. 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 389 military records available for the last name Breer. For the veterans among your Breer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Breer Life Expectancy

What is the average Breer lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Breer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Breer in 1955 was 53, and 76 in 2004.

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