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Brothers Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicization of Irish Ó Bruadair, an ancient Donegal sept name: it has also been derived, probably wrongly, from Gaelic bruadar ‘dream’, ‘reverie’. In New England, an Americanized form of French Brodeur.

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


Similar surnames: Brother, Broshears, Breshears, Crothers, Cruthers, Brotherson, Rother

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Brothers Family Origin

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Brothers Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • At School

    7%
  • Labourer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1881, Farmer, At School and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brothers. A less common occupation for the Brothers family was Carpenter. The most common Brothers occupation in Canada was Farmer. 32% of Brothers's were Farmers.

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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