Breheny Family History

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Breheny Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Bhreitheamhnaigh ‘son of the judge’ (see McBratney).

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


Similar surnames: Breen, Brewin, Braden, Creely, Green, Breden, Behen, Breene, Reney

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Breheny Family Origin

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Breheny Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    40%
  • Tailor

    40%
  • Farmer

    20%

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In 1880, Laborer and Tailor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Breheny. A less common occupation for the Breheny family was Farmer. The most common Breheny occupation in the USA was Laborer. 40% of Breheny's were Laborers.

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Breheny Life Expectancy

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