Brunker Family History

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Brunker Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from Brünken near Stettin or from either of two places called Brunken, in the Rhineland and Brandenburg.

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

Similar surnames: Brunken, Brucker, Brunner, Brunger, Brugger, Brander, Bricker

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Brunker Family Origin

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Brunker Family Occupations

What did your Brunker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Brunker family was Clothing Cutter. Farmer, Farming and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brunker. The most common Brunker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Brunker's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Carpenter

  • Clothing Cutter


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

Brunker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Brunker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brunker 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 622 immigration records available for the last name Brunker. 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 Brunker. For the veterans among your Brunker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brunker Life Expectancy

What is the average Brunker lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Brunker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Brunker in 1953 was 61, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brunker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brunker 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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