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Brenner Name Meaning

German: from an agent derivative of Middle High German brennen ‘to burn’, in various applications. Often it is an occupational name for a distiller of spirits; it may also refer to a charcoal or lime burner or to someone who cleared forests by burning. Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a distiller, from German Brenner, literally ‘burner’ (see 1). English: metathesized variant of Berner 2 and 3.

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


Similar surnames: Berner, Benner, Renner, Brunner, Trenner, Breiner, Brenn, Brender

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Brenner Family Origin

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Brenner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Going To School

    17%
  • Labourer

    17%
  • Cooper

    7%

In 1881, Farmer, Going To School and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brenner. The most common Brenner occupation in Canada was Farmer. 21% of Brenner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Brenner family was Cooper.

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