Brest Name Meaning

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

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

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Brest Family Origin

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Brest Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Carpenter & Joiner

    4%
  • Clerk In Navy Yard

    4%

In 1880, 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. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter & Joiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brest.

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Brest Life Expectancy

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United States

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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brest

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