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Brewin Name Meaning

English (Leicestershire): of uncertain origin; perhaps variant spelling of Bruin, or alternatively the Irish name (see 2). Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Braion ‘descendant of Braon’, a byname meaning ‘moisture’, ‘drop’.

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


Similar surnames: Bredin, Breen, Brew, Brown, Begin, Lewin, Breden, Breslin, Brewer

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Brewin Family Origin

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Brewin Family Occupations

What did your Brewin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brewin. The most common Brewin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Brewin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Brewin family was Billiard Hall.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Billiard Hall

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Brewin ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Brewin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Brewin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brewin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Brewin. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Brewin. For the veterans among your Brewin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brewin Life Expectancy

What is the average Brewin lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Brewin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Brewin in 1953 was 32, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brewin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brewin ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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