Bruyere Family History

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Bruyere Name Meaning

French (Bruyère): from Old French bruyere ‘heather’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived in a place where heather grew, or a habitational name from one of the places in France (for example in Calvados) named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Revere, Brue, Briere, Bruer, Bruehl, Brayer, Gruner, Brucker, Brugger

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Bruyere Family Origin

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Bruyere Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    26%
  • Farmer

    16%
  • Religieuse

    16%
  • Christian Bro.

    5%

In 1881, the most common Bruyere occupation in Canada was Laborer. 26% of Bruyere's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Bruyere family was Christian Bro.. Laborer, Farmer and Religieuse were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bruyere.

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Bruyere Historical Records

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Bruyere Life Expectancy

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Famous Bruyere Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)

Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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