Breighner Family History

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Breighner Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Brüchner, a topographic name from Middle High German bruoch ‘swamp’.

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


Similar surnames: Breiner, Beichler, Reiner, Breiter, Steighner, Beisner, Zeichner

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Breighner Family Origin

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Breighner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Carpenter

    22%
  • Laborer

    22%
  • House Carpenter

    11%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Breighner family was House Carpenter. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Breighner. The most common Breighner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Breighner's were Farmers.

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Breighner Historical Records

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Breighner Life Expectancy

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