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Briere Name Meaning

French (Brière): topographic name from a regional variant of bruyère ‘heather’.

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


Similar surnames: Brier, Boire, Rieke, Brede, Biere, Brimer, Priewe, Blier, Riege

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Briere Family Origin

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Briere Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    9%
  • Scholar

    9%
  • Journalier

    7%
  • Cultivateur

    6%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Briere family was Cultivateur. The most common Briere occupation in Canada was Farmer. 9% of Briere's were Farmers. Farmer, Scholar and Journalier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Briere.

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Briere Historical Records

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Briere Life Expectancy

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