Meaning and Origin of: Brewer
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First name origins & meanings:
- Old English : Brewer
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Last name origin & meaning:
- English : occupational name for a brewer of beer or ale, from an agent derivative of Old English brēowan ‘to brew’. Compare Brewster.
- English (of Norman origin) : anglicized form of French Bruyère (see Bruyere), habitational name from a place so called in Calvados, France.
- Translation of Dutch Brouwer, German Brauer or Breuer, etc., all occupational names meaning ‘brewer’.