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Brother Name Meaning

English: from a byname occasionally used for a younger son, i.e. the brother (Old English broðor) of someone important, or for a guild member (brother was used in this sense in Middle English). English and Irish: from the cognate Old Norse Bróðir, which was in use as a personal name, originally for a younger son.

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


Similar surnames: Broer, Broder, Brasher, Trotter, Rother, Strother, Broeder, Brothers

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Brother Family Origin

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Brother Family Occupations

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  • Chasseur & Pecheur

    11%
  • Dress Maker

    11%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Gardener

    11%

In 1881, the most common Brother occupation in Canada was Chasseur & Pecheur. 11% of Brother's were Chasseur & Pecheurs. A less common occupation for the Brother family was Gardener. Chasseur & Pecheur, Dress Maker and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brother.

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Brother Life Expectancy

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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