Brayer Family History
14-Day Free Trial
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