Bruehl Family History

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Bruehl Name Meaning

German (Brühl): topographic name for someone who lived by a swampy area, Middle High German brüel, Middle Low German brul ‘swampy land with brushwood’. German and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): habitational name from Brühl in Germany.

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

Similar surnames: Buehl, Brush, Biehl, Brehm, Brill, Briel, Bruch, Buche, Bruer, Brue

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Bruehl Family Origin

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Bruehl Family Occupations

What did your Bruehl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer, Agt Home Life Ins. Co. and Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bruehl. The most common Bruehl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Bruehl's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bruehl family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Agt Home Life Ins. Co.

  • Engineer

  • Farm Laborer


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

Bruehl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bruehl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bruehl 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 496 immigration records available for the last name Bruehl. 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 311 military records available for the last name Bruehl. For the veterans among your Bruehl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bruehl Life Expectancy

What is the average Bruehl lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Bruehl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Bruehl in 1962 was 37, and 85 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bruehl 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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