Brewton Family History

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Brewton Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of the habitational name Bruton, from a place in Somerset, so named with a Celtic river name meaning ‘brisk’ + Old English tun ‘farmstead’.

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


Similar surnames: Brenton, Bruton, Broxton, Benton, Newton, Bratton, Brayton, Preston

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Brewton Family Origin

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Brewton Family Occupations

What did your Brewton ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Contractors Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Brewton. 29% of Brewton men worked as a Contractors Labourer and 75% of Brewton women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Brewton were General Labourer At Aluminum and Wagers Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Contractors Labourer
    29%
  • Aluminium Die Caster
    15%
  • Assistant Gardener At Hosp
    15%
  • General Labourer At Aluminum
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    75%
  • Unpaid Domestic Dut
    13%
  • Wagers Clerk
    13%

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

Brewton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Brewton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brewton 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 405 immigration records available for the last name Brewton. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Brewton. For the veterans among your Brewton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brewton Life Expectancy

What is the average Brewton lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Brewton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Brewton in 1949 was 58, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brewton

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