Brugman Family History

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Brugman Name Meaning

Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived near a bridge or a metonymic occupational name for a bridge keeper, from Dutch brugge ‘bridge’ (see Bridge); in some cases, it is a habitational name for someone from the Flemish city of Bruges (or Brugge), meaning ‘bridges’. Altered spelling of Swiss Bruggmann ‘bridge keeper’.

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


Similar surnames: Bregman, Krugman, Bousman, Brunsman, Truman, Rutman, Burgman, Buxman

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Brugman Family Origin

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Brugman Family Occupations

What did your Brugman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Brugman. The most common Brugman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Brugman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Brugman family was Grocer.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Grocer

    8%

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Brugman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Brugman Life Expectancy

What is the average Brugman lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Brugman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Brugman in 1958 was 34, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brugman 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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