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Brassard Name Meaning

from a derivative of Old French braz ‘arm’, possibly applied as a nickname for someone of exceptional strength or a pugilist. metonymic occupational name for an armorer, from brassard ‘armor for the arm’. occupational name for a brewer, from a derivative of brasser ‘to brew (beer)’.

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


Similar surnames: Brasher, Brassel, Bayard, Brossard, Bankard, Bossard, Gossard

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Brassard Family Origin

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Brassard Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    27%
  • Farmer

    18%
  • Baker

    9%
  • Carpenter

    9%

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In 1880, the most common Brassard occupation in the USA was Laborer. 27% of Brassard's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Brassard family was Carpenter. Laborer, Farmer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brassard.

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Brassard Life Expectancy

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