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Breuer Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a brewer of beer or ale from Middle High German briuwer ‘brewer’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Brauer, Brewer, Bruer, Reuer, Steuer, Bieber, Preyer, Breier, Bremer

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Where is the Breuer family from?

You can see how Breuer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Breuer family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Breuer families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 10 Breuer families living in Quebec. This was about 50% of all the recorded Breuer's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Breuer families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Breuer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Breuer ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Breuer. 100% of Breuer men worked as a Farmer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Breuer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Breuer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Breuer. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Breuer. For the veterans among your Breuer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Breuer lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Breuer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Breuer in 1950 was 45, and 71 in 2004.

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