Brei Family History

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Brei Name Meaning

German: variant of Bräu (see Brau).

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


Similar surnames: Brey, Breu, Brem, Frei, Brew, Breit, Breig, Brede, Arey, Prey

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Brei Family Origin

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Brei Family Occupations

What did your Brei ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Brei. 19% of Brei men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Brei women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Brei were Gardener and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    19%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Farm Laborer
    5%
  • Gardener
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    10%
  • Farm Manager
    10%
  • Free Worker
    10%
  • Housekeeper
    10%

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

Brei Historical Records

What Brei family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Brei. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brei 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 171 immigration records available for the last name Brei. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Brei. For the veterans among your Brei ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brei Life Expectancy

What is the average Brei lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Brei life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Brei in 1961 was 55, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brei

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brei 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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