Breaker Family History

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Breaker Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swiss German Bräker (see Braker).

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

Similar surnames: Braker, Greaser, Beamer, Beaber, Bealer, Kreager, Brewbaker, Breer

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Breaker Family Origin

Where is the Breaker family from?

Breaker Family Occupations

What did your Breaker ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Breaker occupation in the UK was Coachman. 18% of Breaker's were Coachmans. Coachman, Agr Labr and Chelsea Pensioner & C were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Breaker. A less common occupation for the Breaker family was Farm Bailiff.

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  • Coachman

  • Agr Labr

  • Chelsea Pensioner & C

  • Farm Bailiff


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

Breaker Historical Records

What Breaker family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Breaker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Breaker census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Breaker

Passenger List

There are 439 immigration records available for the last name Breaker. 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 983 military records available for the last name Breaker. For the veterans among your Breaker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Breaker Life Expectancy

What is the average Breaker lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Breaker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Breaker in 1964 was 75, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Breaker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Breaker 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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