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Brueckner Family History

Brueckner Name Meaning
German (Brückner): from Middle Low German brugge, Middle High German brugge, brücke, brügge ‘bridge’ + the agent suffix -ner, hence a topographic name for someone living by a bridge, an occupational name for a bridge toll collector, or in the southeast (Silesia for example) a bridge keeper or repairer. Brücke also meant ‘plank road’ or ‘paved road’, and the Middle Low German forms brügger and brüggeman especially denoted a street paver (see Bruegger, Brueggeman).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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897 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Brueckner Families

  • Number of Brueckner families
     9 - 16
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Brueckner Family Origin

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Brueckner Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Brueckner

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Brueckner Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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