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Bruyere Family History

Bruyere Name Meaning
French (Bruyère): from Old French bruyere ‘heather’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived in a place where heather grew, or a habitational name from one of the places in France (for example in Calvados) named with this word.

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

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Name Distribution of Bruyere Families

  • Number of Bruyere families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bruyere families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Bruyere last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Bruyere Family Origin

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Bruyere Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Bruyere

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Bruyere Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Bruyere census records

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Bruyere Civil War Service Records

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