Brems Family History

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Brems Name Meaning

North German: variant of Brehm, from Low German Brems ‘horsefly’.

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


Similar surnames: Brem, Brede, Grems, Brey, Dreis, Booms, Rees, Broers, Brous, Brenn

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Brems Family Origin

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Brems Family Occupations

What did your Brems ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Wireless Dealer repairer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Brems. 34% of Brems men worked as a Wireless Dealer repairer and 30% of Brems women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Brems were Shipyard Stage Rigger and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Wireless Dealer repairer
    34%
  • Cabinet Maker
    17%
  • Motor Driver
    17%
  • Shipyard Stage Rigger
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    30%
  • Domestic
    10%
  • Home Duties
    10%
  • Incapacitated
    10%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Brems Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Brems. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brems 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 598 immigration records available for the last name Brems. 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 633 military records available for the last name Brems. For the veterans among your Brems ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brems Life Expectancy

What is the average Brems lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Brems life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Brems in 1960 was 51, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brems

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brems 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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