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== Origin ==
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== English Origin ==
The [[Norman]] Conquest of [[England]] in 1066 brought much change to the island nation, including many immigrants with new names. Among these immigrants were the ancestors of the '''Brewer''' family, who lived in [[Devonshire]]. The name comes from the [[Norman]] area of Brovera or Brueria, now Breviare, near Caen, in Normandy. In its more obvious Old English derivation, the name indicates the bearer is a "professional brewer of beers or ales," and stems from the root "breowan," of the same meaning.  
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The [[Norman Conquest]] of [[England]] in 1066 brought much change to the island nation, including many immigrants with new names. Among these immigrants were the ancestors of the '''Brewer''' family, who lived in [[Devonshire]]. The name comes from the [[Normans|Norman]] area of Brovera or Brueria, now Breviare, near Caen, in [[Normandy]]. In its more obvious Old English derivation, the name indicates the bearer is a "professional brewer of beers or ales," and stems from the root "breowan," of the same meaning.<ref>http://www.houseofnames.com/xq/asp.fc/Origin.EN/qx/Brewer-family-crest.htm</ref>
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== German Origin ==
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The '''Brewer''' name was first born by a person who made and sold ale or beer.
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First found in the Rhineland and Baden, where the name could be considered to make a great early contribution to the feudal society which became the backbone of early development of Europe.<ref>http://www.houseofnames.com/xq/asp.fc/Origin.GR/qx/Brewer-family-crest.htm</ref>
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Latest revision as of 03:21, 8 December 2007

English Origin

The Norman Conquest of England in 1066 brought much change to the island nation, including many immigrants with new names. Among these immigrants were the ancestors of the Brewer family, who lived in Devonshire. The name comes from the Norman area of Brovera or Brueria, now Breviare, near Caen, in Normandy. In its more obvious Old English derivation, the name indicates the bearer is a "professional brewer of beers or ales," and stems from the root "breowan," of the same meaning.[1]

German Origin

The Brewer name was first born by a person who made and sold ale or beer.

First found in the Rhineland and Baden, where the name could be considered to make a great early contribution to the feudal society which became the backbone of early development of Europe.[2]

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