Brunke Family History

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Brunke Name Meaning

South German: from Middle High German brunke ‘splendor’, hence probably a nickname for an ostentatious dresser. North German (and Frisian): from a pet form of the personal name Brun(o) or the byname Brun (see Brun).

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


Similar surnames: Brune, Brunken, Bunce, Punke, Brun, Runke, Pranke, Bruner, Bunde

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Brunke Family Origin

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Brunke Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Boardg Master

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brunke. The most common Brunke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Brunke's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Brunke family was Boardg Master.

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Brunke Historical Records

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Brunke Life Expectancy

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