Brest Name Meaning

German: nickname from Middle High German brast ‘boastfulness’.

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


Similar surnames: Breit, Brust, Brost, Brent, Brester, Best, Prast, Brehm, Blust, Brenn

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Brest Family Origin

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Brest Family Occupations

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  • Glass Maker

    100%

In 1881, the most common Brest occupation in the UK was Glass Maker. 100% of Brest's were Glass Makers.

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Brest life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Brest in 1953 was 33, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brest

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