Brueggemann Family History

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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

Similar surnames: Bruggemann, Brugman, Bruegger, Bridgeman, Wesemann, Riedemann

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Brueggemann Family Origin

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Brueggemann Family Occupations

What did your Brueggemann ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Brueggemann occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Brueggemann's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brueggemann. A less common occupation for the Brueggemann family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith

  • Carpenter


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Brueggemann Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Brueggemann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brueggemann 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Brueggemann. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Brueggemann. For the veterans among your Brueggemann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brueggemann Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Brueggemann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Brueggemann in 1958 was 46, and 76 in 2004.

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