Breske Family History

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Breske Name Meaning

German: topographic name from Slavic bres ‘birch’.

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


Similar surnames: Briske, Brueske, Brenke, Beske, Berke, Brieske, Briese, Leske, Bjerke

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Breske Family Origin

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Breske Family Occupations

What did your Breske ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Breske. 14% of Breske men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Breske women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Breske were Salesman and Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    14%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Farming
    5%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    14%
  • Teacher
    14%
  • Assembler
    7%
  • Cook
    7%

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

Breske Historical Records

What Breske family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Breske. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Breske 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 218 immigration records available for the last name Breske. 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 273 military records available for the last name Breske. For the veterans among your Breske ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Breske Life Expectancy

What is the average Breske lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Breske life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Breske in 1943 was 41, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Breske

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Breske 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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