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Brueggemann Family History

Brueggemann Name Meaning
North German (Brüggemann): topographic name for someone who lived near a bridge or a metonymic occupational name for a bridge keeper or street paver, Middle Low German brüggeman (see Bruckman, Brueckner).

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

35,758 Historical Documents with Brueggemann on Ancestry.com
23,086 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
522 Military Records
661 Immigration Records
2,536 Census and Voter Lists
8,953 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Brueggemann Families

  • Number of Brueggemann families
     17 - 32
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Brueggemann families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Brueggemann last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Brueggemann Family Origin

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Brueggemann Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Brueggemann

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Brueggemann Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Brueggemann census records

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Brueggemann Civil War Service Records

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