Bruyere Family History

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Bruyere Name Meaning

French (Bruyère): from Old French bruyere ‘heather’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived in a place where heather grew, or a habitational name from one of the places in France (for example in Calvados) named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Revere, Brue, Briere, Bruer, Bruehl, Brayer, Gruner, Brucker, Brugger

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Bruyere Family Origin

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Bruyere Family Occupations

What did your Bruyere ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Keeping House, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bruyere. The most common Bruyere occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 29% of Bruyere's were Keeping Houses. A less common occupation for the Bruyere family was Farmer.

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  • Keeping House

    29%
  • Laborer

    29%
  • Blacksmith

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%

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Bruyere Historical Records

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

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Bruyere Life Expectancy

What is the average Bruyere lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, Bruyere life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Bruyere in 1956 was 48, and 74 in 2004.

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