Brauer Family History

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Brauer Name Meaning

North German and Ashkenazic Jewish, or Americanized form of German Bräuer, an occupational name for a brewer of beer or ale, from Middle Low German bruwer or Middle High German briuwer ‘brewer’.

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

Similar surnames: Breuer, Bauer, Bruer, Bramer, Brauner, Brayer, Brader, Frager, Grauer

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Brauer Family Origin

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Brauer Family Occupations

What did your Brauer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brauer. The most common Brauer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Brauer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Brauer family was Saloon Keeper.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Butcher

  • Saloon Keeper


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Brauer ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Brauer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Brauer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brauer 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Brauer. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Brauer. For the veterans among your Brauer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brauer Life Expectancy

What is the average Brauer lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Brauer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Brauer in 1944 was 30, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brauer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brauer ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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