Bruch Family History

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Bruch Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by a marsh or a stream that frequently flooded, from Middle High German bruoch ‘water meadow’ or ‘marsh’. Compare Brook.

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

Similar surnames: Bruck, Buch, Brush, Brach, Bach, Bauch, Brauch, Beach, Ruch, Drach

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Bruch Family Origin

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Bruch Family Occupations

What did your Bruch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bruch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Bruch's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bruch. A less common occupation for the Bruch family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bruch ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bruch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Bruch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bruch 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bruch. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Bruch. For the veterans among your Bruch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bruch Life Expectancy

What is the average Bruch lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Bruch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Bruch in 1952 was 43, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bruch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bruch 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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