Breshears Family History

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Breshears Name Meaning

Americanized form of French (Huguenot) Brasseur. Compare Brashears.

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


Similar surnames: Broshears, Brashears, Beshears, Brashear, Brasher, Boshears, Beshore

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Breshears Family Origin

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Breshears Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Farming

    28%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Breshears. The most common Breshears occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Breshears's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Breshears family was Blacksmith.

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Breshears Historical Records

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Breshears Life Expectancy

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