Brecheisen Family History

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Brecheisen Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German brecheysen ‘crowbar’, hence a nickname for a manual worker or for large strong man.

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


Similar surnames: Ringeisen, Reese, Becherer, Muehleisen, Beese, Brecher, Berkheiser

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Brecheisen Family Origin

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Brecheisen Family Occupations

What did your Brecheisen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Brecheisen occupation in the USA was Grocer. 43% of Brecheisen's were Grocers. Grocer, Farmer and Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brecheisen. A less common occupation for the Brecheisen family was Farming.

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  • Grocer

    43%
  • Farmer

    29%
  • Farm

    14%
  • Farming

    14%

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

Brecheisen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Brecheisen Life Expectancy

What is the average Brecheisen lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Brecheisen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Brecheisen in 1963 was 73, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brecheisen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brecheisen 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.

Famous Brecheisen Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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