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Breheny Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Bhreitheamhnaigh ‘son of the judge’ (see McBratney).

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


Similar surnames: Breen, Brewin, Braden, Creely, Green, Breden, Behen, Breene, Reney

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Breheny Family Origin

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Breheny Family Occupations

What did your Breheny ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Breheny occupation in the UK was Gen Lab. 100% of Breheny's were Gen Labs.

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  • Gen Lab

    100%

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Breheny Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Breheny Life Expectancy

What is the average Breheny lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Breheny life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Breheny in 1958 was 62, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Breheny

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Breheny 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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