Brew Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Brughadha ‘descendant of Brughaidh’, a byname meaning ‘strong farmer’, ‘prosperous farmer’. Manx: Anglicized form of the Gaelic occupational term breitheamh ‘judge’, ‘deemster’ (see Brain). Probably an Americanized spelling of German and Swiss Breu, a variant of Breuer.

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


Similar surnames: Drew, Bree, Brey, Rew, Wren, Brow, Trew, Breu, Bow, Bruer

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Brew Family Origin

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Brew Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Mason

    25%
  • Servant

    25%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Brew family was Servant. The most common Brew occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Brew's were Farmers. Farmer and Mason were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Brew.

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Between 1958 and 2004, Brew life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Brew in 1958 was 54, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brew

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