Brester Family History

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Brester Name Meaning

habitational name, probably for someone from Brest in Moravia. nickname for a boastful person, from an agent derivative of Middle High German brast ‘boastfulness’. Compare Brest.

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

Similar surnames: Bester, Rester, Breiter, Trester, Nester, Bresler, Reuter, Reiter

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Brester Family Origin

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Brester Family Occupations

What did your Brester ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Brester. 80% of Brester women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housekeeper

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

Brester Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Brester. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brester 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 449 immigration records available for the last name Brester. 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 270 military records available for the last name Brester. For the veterans among your Brester ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brester Life Expectancy

What is the average Brester lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Brester life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Brester in 1957 was 37, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brester 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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