Bruyere Family History

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Bruyere Name Meaning

French (Bruyère): from Old French bruyere ‘heather’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived in a place where heather grew, or a habitational name from one of the places in France (for example in Calvados) named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Revere, Brue, Briere, Bruer, Bruehl, Brayer, Gruner, Brucker, Brugger

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Bruyere Family Origin

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Bruyere Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    29%
  • Laborer

    29%
  • Blacksmith

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%

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In 1880, Keeping House, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bruyere. A less common occupation for the Bruyere family was Farmer. The most common Bruyere occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 29% of Bruyere's were Keeping Houses.

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Bruyere Historical Records

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Bruyere Life Expectancy

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