Brauning Family History

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Brauning Name Meaning

German (Bräuning): patronymic from a Germanic personal name Brun(o), becoming Brüning in northern Germany and Braüning in the south.

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

Similar surnames: Bruning, Breunig, Bruening, Browning, Banning, Breeding, Ronning

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Brauning Family Origin

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Brauning Family Occupations

What did your Brauning ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Brauning occupation in the USA was Expressman. 50% of Brauning's were Expressmans. Expressman and Trucker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Brauning.

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  • Expressman

  • Trucker


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Brauning Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Brauning. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brauning census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 228 immigration records available for the last name Brauning. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 521 military records available for the last name Brauning. For the veterans among your Brauning ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brauning Life Expectancy

What is the average Brauning lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Brauning life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Brauning in 1941 was 39, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brauning

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brauning ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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