Brau Name Meaning

South German (Bräu): from a primitive form of the agent noun for a brewer, Middle High German briuwe. North German: from Middle Low German bruw(e) denoting ‘a set quantity brewed at once’. Catalan and southern French: nickname from brau ‘wild’, from Latin barbarus ‘barbarian’, ‘ruffian’.

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


Similar surnames: Grau, Rau, Braun, Blau, Bau, Bras, Lau, Baum, Brack, Hau

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Brau Family Origin

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Brau Family Occupations

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  • Foreman Printer

    100%

In 1881, the most common Brau occupation in the UK was Foreman Printer. 100% of Brau's were Foreman Printers.

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Between 1962 and 2004, Brau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Brau in 1962 was 67, and 85 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brau

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