Brayer Family History

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Brayer Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: reduced form of Scottish McBrayer. The surname is also established in England, where it may be an occupational name for a maker of pestles, from Old French breie, broie ‘pestle’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from Yiddish brayer ‘brewer’.

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


Similar surnames: Bramer, Braker, Brauer, Rayer, Grayer, Bayer, Brader, Blamer, Brager

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Brayer Family Origin

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Brayer Family Occupations

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  • Annuitant

    33%
  • Scaffold Builder (Bricklayer)

    33%
  • Surgeon MRCS&LSD

    33%

In 1881, Annuitant and Scaffold Builder (Bricklayer) were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Brayer. The most common Brayer occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 33% of Brayer's were Annuitants. A less common occupation for the Brayer family was Surgeon MRCS&LSD.

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Brayer Historical Records

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Brayer Life Expectancy

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