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 1880, the most common Breger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Breger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Breger family was Driver. Farmer, Book Store and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Breger.

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  • Farmer

  • Book Store

  • Cigar Maker

  • Driver


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

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

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Breger 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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