Breger Family History

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Breger Name Meaning

topographic name from Slavic breg ‘slope’, ‘bank’, ‘mountainside’ + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant. Compare Slovenian Bregar. from a German thieves’ jargon term meaning ‘beggar’. nickname for someone with a loud, strident voice, from a noun derivative of bregen ‘to roar’.

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


Similar surnames: Brege, Kreger, Bregar, Beger, Brewer, Bieger, Brager, Braeger, Reger

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Breger Family Origin

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Breger Family Occupations

What did your Breger ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Canvasser (hardware) and Houseduties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Breger. 50% of Breger men worked as a Canvasser (hardware) and 34% of Breger women worked as a Houseduties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Breger were Traveller (smoked Salmon Sardines Oil Etc and Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Canvasser (hardware)
    50%
  • Traveller (smoked Salmon Sardines Oil Etc
    50%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Houseduties
    34%
  • Housewife
    34%
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    34%

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

Breger Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Breger Life Expectancy

What is the average Breger lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Breger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Breger in 1960 was 64, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Breger

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