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Bruntz Name Meaning

German: possibly a short form of Brunzel (see Brunsell) or a variant spelling of Brunz.

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


Similar surnames: Brunz, Bunts, Bruns, Rutz, Bruner, Krontz, Rentz, Bentz, Bunte, Bantz

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Where is the Bruntz family from?

You can see how Bruntz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bruntz family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Bruntz families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 22 Bruntz families living in Illinois. This was about 48% of all the recorded Bruntz's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Bruntz families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bruntz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bruntz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bruntz. 46% of Bruntz men worked as a Farmer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    46%
  • Laborer
    21%
  • Farm Laborer
    21%
  • Timberman
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    100%
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What Bruntz family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bruntz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bruntz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 115 immigration records available for the last name Bruntz. 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 Cards

There are 109 military records available for the last name Bruntz. For the veterans among your Bruntz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bruntz lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Bruntz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Bruntz in 1964 was 60, and 86 in 2004.

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