Last name: BREWER

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BREWER : This last name is indexed 274,706 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

BREWER : 1: English: occupational name for a brewer of beer or ale from Middle English brewere ‘brewer’ (an agent derivative of Old English brēowan ‘to brew’). Compare Brewster.2: English (of Norman origin): Anglicized form of French Bruyère (see Bruyere) a habitational name from a place so called in Calvados France from Old French bruiere ‘heath’.3: Americanized form (translation into English) of Dutch Brouwer German Brauer or Breuer etc. all occupational names meaning ‘brewer’.

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