Brunning Family History

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Brunning Name Meaning

English (Suffolk): variant of Browning.

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

Similar surnames: Brining, Dunning, Running, Greening, Denning, Bunting, Cunning

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Brunning Family Origin

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Brunning Family Occupations

What did your Brunning ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Brunning occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Brunning's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Brunning family was Engineer. Farmer, Carpenter and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brunning.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Cigar Maker

  • Engineer


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Brunning Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Brunning. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brunning 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Brunning. 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 Brunning. For the veterans among your Brunning ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brunning Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Brunning life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Brunning in 1947 was 59, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brunning 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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