Bren Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): presumably a nickname for a very active person, from Yiddish bren ‘heat’, ‘fervor’, ‘ardor’.

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


Similar surnames: Bien, Brin, Kren, Oren, Bree, Bogen, Brief, Brea, Buren, Brent

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Bren Family Origin

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Bren Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Taylor

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Carpenter - Joiner

    4%

In 1880, the most common Bren occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Bren's were Farmers. Farmer, Taylor and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bren. A less common occupation for the Bren family was Carpenter - Joiner.

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Bren Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Bren life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Bren in 1960 was 53, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bren

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