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Brewer Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a brewer of beer or ale, from an agent derivative of Old English breowan ‘to brew’. Compare Brewster. English (of Norman origin): anglicized form of French Bruyère (see Bruyere), habitational name from a place so called in Calvados, France. Translation of Dutch Brouwer, German Brauer or Breuer, etc., all occupational names meaning ‘brewer’.

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


Similar surnames: Breuer, Brewster, Breer, Breger, Reder, Bruer, Brauer, Bremer, Brower

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Brewer Family Origin

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Brewer Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brewer. A less common occupation for the Brewer family was Carpenter. The most common Brewer occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Brewer's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Brewer Historical Records

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Brewer Life Expectancy

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