Breihan Family History

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Breihan Name Meaning

German: occupational nickname for a (beer) brewer, one of the many variants (e.g., Breu-, Brey-, Broyhan), from Middle High German briuw(er) ‘brew(er)’ + a short form of the common personal name Johann(es) (see John).

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

Similar surnames: Rebhan, Bruha, Freitag, Brenn, Geiman, Bressan, Brian, Brennan, Behan

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Breihan Family Origin

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Breihan Family Occupations

What did your Breihan ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Chief Usherette were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Breihan. 13% of Breihan men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Breihan women worked as a Chief Usherette. Some less common occupations for Americans named Breihan were Accountant and Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Truck Gardener
  • Accountant

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Chief Usherette
  • Beauty Operator
  • Building Of Proprietaor
  • Farmer

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

Breihan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 621 census records available for the last name Breihan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Breihan 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 46 immigration records available for the last name Breihan. 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 118 military records available for the last name Breihan. For the veterans among your Breihan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Breihan Life Expectancy

What is the average Breihan lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Breihan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Breihan in 1964 was 76, and 80 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Breihan

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