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Brother Name Meaning

English: from a byname occasionally used for a younger son, i.e. the brother (Old English broðor) of someone important, or for a guild member (brother was used in this sense in Middle English). English and Irish: from the cognate Old Norse Bróðir, which was in use as a personal name, originally for a younger son.

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

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Brother Family Origin

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Brother Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Engineer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brother. A less common occupation for the Brother family was Engineer. The most common Brother occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Brother's were Farmers.

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Brother Life Expectancy

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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