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 1881, the most common Brems occupation in the UK was Mill Porter. 100% of Brems's were Mill Porters.

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  • Mill Porter


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

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.

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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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