Brest Name Meaning

German: nickname from Middle High German brast ‘boastfulness’.

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


Similar surnames: Breit, Brust, Brost, Brent, Brester, Best, Prast, Brehm, Blust, Brenn

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Brest Family Origin

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Brest Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter & Joiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brest. A less common occupation for the Brest family was Clerk In Navy Yard. The most common Brest occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Brest's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Carpenter & Joiner

    4%
  • Clerk In Navy Yard

    4%

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Brest Historical Records

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Brest Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, Brest life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Brest in 1953 was 33, and 82 in 2004.

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