Meaning and Origin of: Brew

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Old English : Brewer

Boy name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • Irish : Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Brughadha ‘descendant of Brughaidh’, a byname meaning ‘strong farmer’, ‘prosperous farmer’.
  • Manx : Anglicized form of the Gaelic occupational term breitheamh ‘judge’, ‘deemster’ (seeBrain).
  • Probably an Americanized spelling of German and Swiss Breu, a variant of Breuer.