Brees Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name from any of the various places in France named Buré, for example in Orne and Meurthe-et-Moselle, or from a Dutch form of the personal name Brictius.

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


Similar surnames: Drees, Bress, Breed, Blees, Breese, Bries, Beets, Brue, Rees, Brenes

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Brees Family Origin

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Brees Family Occupations

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  • Tailor

    12%
  • Brickmaker

    6%
  • Butcher

    6%
  • Farmer

    6%

In 1881, the most common Brees occupation in the UK was Tailor. 12% of Brees's were Tailors. A less common occupation for the Brees family was Farmer. Tailor, Brickmaker and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brees.

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Brees Historical Records

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Brees Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, Brees life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Brees in 1961 was 57, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brees

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