Brau Family History

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

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  • Foreman Printer


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Brau Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Brau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brau census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Brau. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Brau. For the veterans among your Brau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brau Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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