Brunow Family History

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Brunow Name Meaning

German: habitational name from one of four places in eastern Germany named Brunow, for example in Pomerania and Mecklenburg, or from Brunau near Saarbrücken.

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


Similar surnames: Brunkow, Bruno, Grunow, Burow, Bredow, Rakow, Bulow, Rudow, Brunn

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Brunow Family Origin

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Brunow Family Occupations

What did your Brunow ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Brunow family was Keeping House. Axe Maker, Cigar Maker and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brunow. The most common Brunow occupation in the USA was Axe Maker. 14% of Brunow's were Axe Makers.

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  • Axe Maker

    14%
  • Cigar Maker

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%

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

Brunow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Brunow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brunow 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Brunow. 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 Brunow. For the veterans among your Brunow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brunow Life Expectancy

What is the average Brunow lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Brunow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Brunow in 1956 was 49, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brunow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brunow 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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