Breig Name Meaning

variant of Braig, a habitational name from any of several places so named in Württemberg. possibly a nickname from an old agent derivative of Swabian bräugen ‘to cry’, ‘to roar’.

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


Similar surnames: Breed, Bream, Greif, Bisig, Feig, Brevik, Dreis, Brin, Reil, Braid

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Breig Family Origin

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Breig Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Brewer

    7%
  • Engineer In Mill

    7%

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In 1880, Carpenter, Blacksmith and Brewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Breig. A less common occupation for the Breig family was Engineer In Mill. The most common Breig occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 14% of Breig's were Carpenters.

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Breig Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, Breig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Breig in 1963 was 80, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Breig

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