Breiner Family History

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Breiner Name Meaning

German (also well established in Sweden and Denmark): occupational name for a cereal grower, from a derivative of Middle High German brie ‘porridge’, ‘mush’.

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

Similar surnames: Brenner, Breiter, Reiner, Greiner, Preiser, Benner, Berner, Reiber

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Breiner Family Origin

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Breiner Family Occupations

What did your Breiner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Breiner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Breiner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Breiner family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Breiner.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Cooper

  • Farming


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

Breiner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Breiner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Breiner 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 Breiner. 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 Breiner. For the veterans among your Breiner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Breiner Life Expectancy

What is the average Breiner lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Breiner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Breiner in 1948 was 44, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Breiner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Breiner 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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