Bruer Name Meaning

North German: occupational name for a brewer, a dialect (Low German) form of Brauer. Possibly an altered spelling of the cognate Breuer. Possibly Norwegian: habitational name from a farm named Bruer, from the plural of bru ‘bridge’.

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


Similar surnames: Brue, Brauer, Buer, Kruer, Breuer, Bruen, Brier, Bauer, Brucker

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Bruer Family Origin

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Bruer Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    20%
  • Coal Heaver

    20%
  • General Carrier

    20%
  • House Wife

    20%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Coal Heaver and General Carrier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bruer. A less common occupation for the Bruer family was House Wife. The most common Bruer occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 20% of Bruer's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Bruer Historical Records

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Bruer Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Bruer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Bruer in 1940 was 52, and 67 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bruer

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