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Brushaber Name Meaning

North German (Brüsehaber): associated particularly with the area to the north east of Bremen, this is of uncertain etymology. It may be an occupational name for an oat farmer, from Middle Low German haber, haver, if brüs denoted a particular variety of the plant. However, if the first element derives from bross, bröss ‘brittle’, ‘crumbly’, the name would have been a derisive nickname for an oat farmer. Brechenmacher proposes the gloss ‘bruise the oats’ as a metonymic occupational name for a miller.

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


Similar surnames: Faulhaber, Grieshaber, Haber, Wildhaber, Bruster, Buser, Beaber

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Brushaber Family Origin

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Brushaber Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Bank Clerk

    10%
  • Boot & Shoe Maker

    10%
  • Cabinet Maker

    10%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Brushaber family was Cabinet Maker. Farmer, Bank Clerk and Boot & Shoe Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brushaber. The most common Brushaber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Brushaber's were Farmers.

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