Breslau Family History

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Breslau Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from Breslau, German name of the Polish city of Wroclaw, which for a long time was part of Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Breslauer, Bresler, Bressan, Breslow, Presler, Brandau, Brescia

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Breslau Family Origin

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Breslau Family Occupations

What did your Breslau ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bullion Refiner Heavy Worker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Breslau. 25% of Breslau men worked as a Bullion Refiner Heavy Worker and 75% of Breslau women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Breslau were Salesman (draper and Surgical Case Liner

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bullion Refiner Heavy Worker
    25%
  • Mans Trousers Mabel
    25%
  • Retired Dramond Broker
    25%
  • Salesman (draper
    25%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    75%
  • Surgical Case Liner
    25%

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

Breslau Historical Records

What Breslau family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 960 census records available for the last name Breslau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Breslau 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 517 immigration records available for the last name Breslau. 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 22,000 military records available for the last name Breslau. For the veterans among your Breslau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Breslau Life Expectancy

What is the average Breslau lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Breslau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Breslau in 1963 was 69, and 95 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Breslau

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