Brester Family History

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Brester Name Meaning

habitational name, probably for someone from Brest in Moravia. nickname for a boastful person, from an agent derivative of Middle High German brast ‘boastfulness’. Compare Brest.

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


Similar surnames: Bester, Rester, Breiter, Trester, Nester, Bresler, Reuter, Reiter

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Brester Family Origin

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Brester Family Occupations

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  • Farm Laborer

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Farming

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%

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In 1880, the most common Brester occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 20% of Brester's were Farm Laborers. Farm Laborer, Farmer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brester. A less common occupation for the Brester family was Laborer.

Source: Census data for Brester | Data not to scale

Brester Historical Records

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Brester Life Expectancy

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