Breaux Family History

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Breaux Name Meaning

French (Bréaux): metathesized form of Beraud, a Germanic personal name composed of the elements ber(n) ‘bear’ + wald ‘rule’. Compare Braud, Brault.

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

Similar surnames: Braud, Greaux, Godeaux, Breaud, Breau, Breard, Breault, Beach, Baum

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Breaux Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Breaux name?

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

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  • France


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Germanic Europe


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Breaux Family Origin

Where is the Breaux family from?

Breaux Family Occupations

What did your Breaux ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Breaux family was Keeping House. The most common Breaux occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Breaux's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Planter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Breaux.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Planter

  • Keeping House


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

Breaux Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Breaux. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Breaux 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Breaux. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Breaux. For the veterans among your Breaux ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Breaux Life Expectancy

What is the average Breaux lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Breaux life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Breaux in 1944 was 39, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Breaux 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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