Brenn Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German brennen ‘to burn something’, an occupational name either for someone who cleared forest land by burning, or for a distiller of spirits. Compare Brenner.

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


Similar surnames: Brent, Brenna, Krenn, Rann, Senn, Grenz, Benn, Buren, Brede, Braun

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Brenn Family Origin

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Brenn Family Occupations

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  • Coachman Domestic

    33%
  • Cutler

    33%
  • In An Almshouse

    33%

In 1881, the most common Brenn occupation in the UK was Coachman Domestic. 33% of Brenn's were Coachman Domestics. Coachman Domestic and Cutler were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Brenn. A less common occupation for the Brenn family was In An Almshouse.

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Brenn Historical Records

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Brenn Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, Brenn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Brenn in 1950 was 39, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brenn

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