Brecher Family History

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Brecher Name Meaning

English: variant of Brach 2, the -er suffix denoting an inhabitant. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from an agent derivative of German brechen ‘to break’, an occupational name for someone who crushed hemp or flax, or possibly a nickname for a lawbreaker.

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

Similar surnames: Becher, Bracher, Bricker, Beecher, Blecher, Brucker, Breuker, Recher

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Brecher Family Origin

Where is the Brecher family from?

Brecher Family Occupations

What did your Brecher ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Clerk manager Tools watch Pat and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Brecher. 8% of Brecher men worked as a Clerk manager Tools watch Pat and 59% of Brecher women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Brecher were Gamekeeper and Sewing Machinist

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Clerk manager Tools watch Pat
  • Congregational Ministor (ret)
  • Game Keeper
  • Gamekeeper

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic
  • Ladys Maid
  • Sewing Machinist

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Brecher Historical Records

What Brecher family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Brecher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brecher 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Brecher. 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 Brecher. For the veterans among your Brecher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brecher Life Expectancy

What is the average Brecher lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Brecher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Brecher in 1958 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brecher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brecher 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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