The surname Briere was first found in Picardy (French: Picardie) in northern France, where this noble family held a
since ancient times.
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of this family name include: Labruyer, Labruyère, La Bruyère, Bruyère, Labruyères, La Bruyères, Bruyères, Bruyer, Brier, Bryer, Brière, Bryère, Labryère, Labrière, La Brière, La Bryère, Labryères, Labrières, La Brières, La Bryères, Bruyères, Bruyère, Bruières, Bruière, Bruyers, Bruier, Bruiers, Bruyèrres, Bruyèrre, Bruièrres, Bruièrre, Brueyères, Brueyère, Brueires, Brueire, Bruvière, Bruvièrre, Bruvières, Bruvièrres, Brueria, Bruyeria, des Bruyères, des Bruyère, des Bruières, des Bruière, des Bruyer and many more.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Franç ois Bruyère, aged 26; who settled in New Orleans in 1820; Christian Brier settled in Philadelphia in 1858; and J. Brier, aged 25; settled in New Orleans in 1823..