Brems Name Meaning

North German: variant of Brehm, from Low German Brems ‘horsefly’.

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


Similar surnames: Brem, Brede, Grems, Brey, Dreis, Booms, Rees, Broers, Brous, Brenn

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Brems Family Origin

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Brems Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Grocer

    7%
  • Housework

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Brems family was Housework. Carpenter, Farmer and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brems. The most common Brems occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 14% of Brems's were Carpenters.

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Brems Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Brems life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Brems in 1960 was 51, and 64 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brems

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