Breslauer Family History

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Breslauer Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from Breslau (German name of the Polish city of Wroclaw, which for a long time was part of Germany).

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


Similar surnames: Breslau, Bresler, Reinauer, Presler, Brauer, Breuer, Klauer

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Breslauer Family Origin

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Breslauer Family Occupations

What did your Breslauer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Breslauer occupation in the USA was Barber. 22% of Breslauer's were Barbers. Barber, Butcher and Gen. Mdse. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Breslauer. A less common occupation for the Breslauer family was Glove Maker.

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  • Barber

    22%
  • Butcher

    11%
  • Gen. Mdse.

    11%
  • Glove Maker

    11%

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

Breslauer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Breslauer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Breslauer 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Breslauer. 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 Breslauer. For the veterans among your Breslauer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Breslauer Life Expectancy

What is the average Breslauer lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Breslauer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Breslauer in 1964 was 65, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Breslauer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Breslauer 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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