First name origin & meaning:
Old English: Brewer
First name variations: Brew, Brewstar, Brewster
Last name origins & meanings:
- English: occupational name for a brewer of beer or ale, from an
agent derivative of Old English brēowan ‘to brew’. Compare
- 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’.
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