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ˈbru stərbrew·ster

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  1. Brewsternoun

    An English and Scottish occupational surname for a brewer of ale.

  2. Etymology: Derived from.


  1. Brewster

    The brewster is a non-SI unit used to measure the susceptibility of a material to photoelasticity, or the value of the Stress Optic Coefficient of the material. The unit has dimensions reciprocal to those of stress. One brewster is defined to be equal to square metres per newton or square centimetres per dyne. The unit is named after David Brewster, who discovered stress-induced birefringence in 1816.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Brewster is ranked #1830 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Brewster surname appeared 19,564 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 7 would have the surname Brewster.

    72.7% or 14,227 total occurrences were White.
    20.2% or 3,952 total occurrences were Black.
    3.6% or 720 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.1% or 426 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.7% or 147 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.4% or 96 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Brewster in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Brewster in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Brewster in a Sentence

  1. Texas Gov. Greg Abbot:

    The Brewster County deputies’ crosses neither establish a religion nor threaten any person’s ability to worship God, or decline to worship God, in his own way, the symbol of the cross appropriately conveys the solemn respect all Texans should have for the courage and sacrifice of our peace officers.

  2. Tom Wolf:

    It is simply unethical and undemocratic to leave the district without a voice simply because the Republicans don't like the outcome of the election. Voters, not Harrisburg politicians, decided this election, and Jim Brewster is Jim Brewster, all ballots were counted and certified, and the results are accurate. Jim Brewster received the most votes in this race and should be sworn in as the Senator for the 45th District. There is no precedent, and no legal rationale, for failing to do so.

  3. Ed Brewster:

    Huawei UK threatens to move Britain into the digital slow lane, push up bills and deepen the digital divide, regrettably our future in The United Kingdom has become politicized, this is about Ed Brewster trade policy and not security.

  4. George Gaynes:

    The general public seems to think that my career consists exclusively of 'Punky Brewster,' 'Police Academy' and 'Tootsie.' But I've done quite a lot more than that.

  5. Alexander Kearns:

    Tech didn't kill Bill Brewster. But people's oversight and building of a tech interface put Bill Brewster in an emotional tailspin Bill Brewster could never recover from.

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