Brusse Family History

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Brusse Name Meaning

topographic name for someone living in a scrubby area of country, from Old French broce ‘brushwood’, ‘scrub’ (Late Latin bruscia).metonymic occupational name for a brush maker, from Old French brusse ‘brush’.

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

Similar surnames: Brush, Brussel, Burse, Brus, Brassel, Bosse, Besse, Busse, Bruse

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Brusse Family Origin

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Brusse Family Occupations

What did your Brusse ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Brusse occupation in the USA was Deals In Agriculture Implements. 11% of Brusse's were Deals In Agriculture Implementss. Deals In Agriculture Implements, Farmer and House Keeping were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brusse. A less common occupation for the Brusse family was Importer.

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  • Deals In Agriculture Implements

  • Farmer

  • House Keeping

  • Importer


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

Brusse Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Brusse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brusse 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 344 immigration records available for the last name Brusse. 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 179 military records available for the last name Brusse. For the veterans among your Brusse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brusse Life Expectancy

What is the average Brusse lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2002, in the United States, Brusse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Brusse in 1962 was 73, and 75 in 2002.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brusse 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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