Bras Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: from Old French and Middle Dutch bras ‘arm’. This was probably a descriptive nickname for someone with some peculiarity of the arm, but the word was also used as a measure of length, and may also have denoted a surveyor. Spanish: from the personal name, a vernacular form of Blasius, popularized through the cult of the 4th century Christian martyr. Compare Portuguese Braz

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


Similar surnames: Ras, Brus, Baas, Braz, Blas, Brass, Brau, Bean, Brack, Buras

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Bras Family Origin

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  • Farmer

    100%

In 1881, the most common Bras occupation in the UK was Farmer. 100% of Bras's were Farmers.

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Between 1965 and 2004, Bras life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Bras in 1965 was 64, and 83 in 2004.

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