Brunn Family History

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Brunn Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places called Brunn ‘spring’, ‘well’, or a topographic name with the same meaning. Swedish: ornamental name from brunn ‘well’, ‘spring’.

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

Similar surnames: Brune, Brun, Bruno, Bruck, Benn, Brush, Brin, Brenn, Bruin, Bruns

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Brunn Family Origin

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Brunn Family Occupations

What did your Brunn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Brunn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Brunn's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brunn. A less common occupation for the Brunn family was Shoe Maker.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Shoe Maker


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

Brunn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Brunn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brunn 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Brunn. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Brunn. For the veterans among your Brunn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brunn Life Expectancy

What is the average Brunn lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Brunn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Brunn in 1945 was 26, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brunn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brunn 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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