Brunsman Family History

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Brunsman Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of North German Brunsemann, a habitational name for someone from Brunsen near Gandersheim.

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


Similar surnames: Branaman, Brugman, Russman, Crossman, Klusman, Kunsman, Prutzman

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Brunsman Family Origin

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Brunsman Family Occupations

What did your Brunsman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Brunsman family was Insurance Agent. The most common Brunsman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Brunsman's were Farmers. Farmer, Barber and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brunsman.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Barber

    17%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Insurance Agent

    8%

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

Brunsman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Brunsman Life Expectancy

What is the average Brunsman lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Brunsman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Brunsman in 1950 was 29, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brunsman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brunsman 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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