Brea Name Meaning

Galician: topographic from Galician brea ‘footpath’, or in some cases possibly a nickname from Spanish brea ‘pitch’.

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


Similar surnames: Basa, Blea, Crea, Great, Breza, Bree, Breda, Bren, Read, Bies

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Brea Family Origin

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Brea Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    67%
  • Machinist

    33%

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In 1880, the most common Brea occupation in the USA was Laborer. 67% of Brea's were Laborers. Laborer and Machinist were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Brea.

Source: Census data for Brea | Data not to scale

Brea Historical Records

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Brea Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1970 and 2003, Brea life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Brea in 1970 was 82, and 64 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brea

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