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Brewer Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a brewer of beer or ale, from an agent derivative of Old English breowan ‘to brew’. Compare Brewster. English (of Norman origin): anglicized form of French Bruyère (see Bruyere), habitational name from a place so called in Calvados, France. Translation of Dutch Brouwer, German Brauer or Breuer, etc., all occupational names meaning ‘brewer’.

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


Similar surnames: Breuer, Brewster, Breer, Breger, Reder, Bruer, Brauer, Bremer, Brower

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Brewer Family Origin

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Brewer Family Occupations

What did your Brewer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Brewer family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brewer. The most common Brewer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Brewer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

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Brewer Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Brewer ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Brewer Life Expectancy

What is the average Brewer lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, Brewer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Brewer in 1940 was 42, and 73 in 2004.

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