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Brents Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of German Bren(t)z, a pet form of the personal name Brando (see Brand 1).

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


Similar surnames: Bretl, Bruns, Betts, Brenny, Rentz, Benis, Brent, Bento, Brees, Trent

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Brents Family Origin

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Brents Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Farm Hand

    8%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%

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In 1880, Farmer, Farm Hand and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brents. A less common occupation for the Brents family was Keeping House. The most common Brents occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Brents's were Farmers.

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