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Brewer

First Name
521
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
103k
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Brewer mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Brewer

User Submitted Origins

English
67%
French
17%
Irish
8%
African
8%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Georgia, U.S., the name Brewer is of French origin and means "Someone that makes beer or alcoholic beverages".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Brew"er
One who brews; one whose occupation is to prepare malt liquors.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. The owner or manager of a brewery
  2. Someone who brews beer or ale from malt and hops and water
Wiktionary
  1. A surname​ for a brewer of ale.
  2. A city in Maine
  3. (soccer) A player, supporter or other person connected with Burton Albion Football Club.
  4. (baseball) A player for the Milwaukee Brewers.

Notable Persons Named Brewer

Notable Persons Named Brewer

Brewer twins

Brewer twins is a model. Brewer was given the name Derek Brewer, Keith Brewer on September 21st, 1973 in Torrance, California. Brewer is also known as BrewerTwins.

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Brewer Phillips

Brewer was born on November 16th, 1924 in Coila, Mississippi. He passed away on August 30th, 1999.

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Brewer W Robinson

Brewer was born on January 9th, 1891. He left this life on January 20th, 1949.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Brewer

Notable Persons With the Last Name Brewer

George Reeves

George Reeves was an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1933 to 1959. George was given the name George Keefer Brewer on January 5th, 1914 in Woolstock, Iowa, U.S. George is also known as George Bessolo. He died on June 16th, 1959.

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Madeline Brewer

Madeline Brewer is an actress. Her ongoing career started in 2013. Madeline was born on May 1st, 1992 in Pitman, New Jersey, U.S.

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Jamie Brewer

Jamie Brewer is an actress and model. She has had major accomplishments since 2011. Jamie was born on February 5th, 1985 in California, U.S.

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Jan Brewer

Jan Brewer is a Member of the Board of Supervisors of Maricopa County, 22nd Governor of Arizona, 18th Secretary of State of Arizona, and Member of theBoard of SupervisorsofMaricopa County. Jan was born on September 26th, 1944 in Hollywood.

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Corey Brewer

Corey Brewer is a basketball player for the Houston Rockets, Minnesota Timberwolves, Dallas Mavericks, and Denver Nuggets in the National Basketball Association. His most notable accomplishments were from 2007 to present. Corey was born on March 5th, 1986 in Portland, Tennessee.

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Mike Brewer

Mike Brewer is a television presenter, former car trader, journalist, talk show host, media personality, presenter, automobile salesperson, list of talk show hosts, infotainment, and formercar trader. He was most prominent from 1997 to present. Mike was born on August 28th, 1964 in Lambeth.

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  • Teresa Brewer
    Musician
  • Ronnie Brewer
    Basketball Player
  • Contessa Brewer
    Television News Anchor
  • Dick Brewer
    Cowboy
  • Eric Brewer
    Hockey Player
  • David Brewer
    Judge of the United States Circuit Court for the Eighth Circuit
  • Albert Preston Brewer
    Governor of Alabama
  • Eric A. Brewer
  • Nicole Brewer
    Beauty Queen
  • Michael Brewer
    Football Player
  • Evan Brewer
    Musician
  • RJ Brewer
    Wrestler
  • Jessie Brewer
  • Aaron Brewer
    Athlete

Common last names for Brewer

  • Jones

Common first names for Brewer

  • James
  • William
  • John
  • Mary
  • Robert
  • Charles
  • George
  • Helen
  • Thomas
  • Joseph
  • Margaret
  • Dorothy
  • Richard
  • David
  • Walter
  • Donald
  • Edward
  • Elizabeth

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Brewer U.S.
  White 81.30% 64.26%
  African American 12.64% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.42% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.35% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.09% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.19% 16.26%

Of Last Name Brewer

People with the last name Brewer are most frequently White or African American

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Brewer

  • What name lists does Brewer rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Brewer? Brewer is the 16,418th most popular name of all time. As a last name Brewer was the 303rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Brewer have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 521 babies born with the first name Brewer in the United States. That's more than enough people named Brewer to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Brewer? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1913 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Brewer first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Brewer is Friday, July 23rd, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Brewer born? The highest recorded use of the first name Brewer was in 2019 with a total of 56 babies.
  • Random Brewer Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Brewer is not a popular baby boy's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, only 5 babies in North Carolina have the same name in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Brewer: The name spelled backwards is Rewerb. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Rrbwee. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Brewer? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 103,318 people with the last name Brewer.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Brewer? Brewer was ranked as the 303rd most popular last name but is still less than 0.1% of the population!
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