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Brunson Family History

Brunson Name Meaning
English: patronymic from Brown, either as a nickname or as an existing surname. Formation of new surnames ending in -son from existing surnames was a relatively common phenomenon in northwestern England.Variant of Dutch Brunsen, a patronymic from Brun.

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

338,097 Historical Documents with Brunson on Ancestry.com
58,355 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
11,853 Military Records
1,323 Immigration Records
47,176 Census and Voter Lists
219,390 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Brunson Families

  • Number of Brunson families
     208 - 414
     70 - 207
     1 - 69
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Brunson families
     18 - 34
     7 - 17
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Brunson families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Brunson Family Origin

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Brunson Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Brunson

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Brunson Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Brunson census records

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Brunson Civil War Service Records

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