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Brusco Name Meaning

Italian: nickname for an uncouth or prickly person, from brusco ‘rude’, ‘coarse’, ‘abrupt’, from Late Latin bruscus.

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


Similar surnames: Bosco, Rusco, Brush, Brocco, Fusco, Prisco, Brus, Bausch, Russo

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Where is the Brusco family from?

You can see how Brusco families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Brusco family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Brusco families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 11 Brusco families living in New York. This was about 22% of all the recorded Brusco's in the USA. New York and 1 other state had the highest population of Brusco families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Brusco surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Brusco ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Machine Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Brusco. 38% of Brusco men worked as a Laborer and 45% of Brusco women worked as a Machine Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Brusco were Porter and Trimmer.

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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

  • Laborer
    38%
  • Iceman
    12%
  • Truck Driver
    10%
  • Porter
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Machine Operator
    45%
  • Packer
    34%
  • Trimmer
    23%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Brusco. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brusco 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 935 immigration records available for the last name Brusco. 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 430 military records available for the last name Brusco. For the veterans among your Brusco ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Brusco lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Brusco life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Brusco in 1961 was 56, and 72 in 2004.

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