Brayer Family History
Brayer Name Meaning
English: from an agent derivative of Middle English brai ‘pestle’ (Old French breie broie) for someone who made sold or used pestles. Scottish and northern Irish: shortened form of Scottish McBrayer . German: variant of Breyer ‘brewer’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from Yiddish brayer ‘brewer’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022