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Brunner Family History

Brunner Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name for someone who lived beside a spring or well, Middle High German brun(ne) ‘spring’, or habitational name for someone from a place named with this word.

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

472,294 Historical Documents with Brunner on Ancestry.com
129,159 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
28,596 Military Records
13,033 Immigration Records
58,694 Census and Voter Lists
242,812 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Brunner Families

  • Number of Brunner families
     187 - 372
     63 - 186
     1 - 62
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Brunner families
     10 - 17
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Brunner families
     16 - 29
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Brunner census records

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Brunner Family Origin

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Brunner Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Brunner

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Brunner Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Brunner census records

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Brunner Civil War Service Records

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