Bruno Name Meaning

Italian and Portuguese: from a Germanic personal name, Bruno (see Brun). Italian: nickname from bruno ‘brown’, referring to the color of the hair, complexion, or clothing. Italian: possibly a habitational name from a place named Bruno, for example in Asti province.

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


Similar surnames: Brun, Brune, Bruin, Brunow, Bruns, Bruna, Brunn, Bono, Bruer, Brin

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Bruno Family Origin

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Bruno Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Carpenter

    2%
  • Keeping House

    2%

In 1880, the most common Bruno occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Bruno's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bruno family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bruno.

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Bruno Historical Records

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Bruno Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Bruno life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Bruno in 1940 was 38, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bruno

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