Abreu Family History

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Abreu Name Meaning

Portuguese and Galician: habitational name from a place called Abreu in Minho province.

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

Similar surnames: Arel, Ares, Abram, Streu, Abney, Akre, Airey, Abril, Aprea, Abe

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Abreu Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Abreu name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Abreu. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Portugal


  • Spain


  • England & Wales


  • France


  • Ireland & Scotland


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Abreu Family Origin

Where is the Abreu family from?

Abreu Family Occupations

What did your Abreu ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Abreu occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Abreu's were Farmers. Farmer and Freighter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Abreu.

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  • Farmer

  • Freighter


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

Abreu Historical Records

What Abreu family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Abreu. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Abreu 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Abreu. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Abreu. For the veterans among your Abreu ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Abreu Life Expectancy

What is the average Abreu lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Abreu life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Abreu in 1952 was 50, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Abreu

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Abreu 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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