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Brasher Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a brewer, from Old French brasser ‘to brew’ (Late Latin braciare, a derivative of braces ‘malt’, of Gaulish origin). English: variant of Brazier. Of French (Huguenot) origin: Americanized form of Brasseur, assimilated to the English name.

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


Similar surnames: Brasier, Brashear, Bradsher, Bruster, Brashier, Blacher, Thrasher

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Brasher Family Origin

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Brasher Family Occupations

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  • Machinist

    17%
  • Merchant

    17%
  • Post Master & Tailor

    17%
  • Printer

    17%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Brasher family was Printer. The most common Brasher occupation in Canada was Machinist. 17% of Brasher's were Machinists. Machinist, Merchant and Post Master & Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brasher.

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Brasher Life Expectancy

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