Brussel Family History

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Brussel Name Meaning

French: variant of Broussel, a topographic name from a derivative of brosse ‘brushwood’, ‘scrub’.

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

Similar surnames: Brusse, Brassel, Rassel, Trussell, Brusso, Brissey, Bruster, Gressel

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Brussel Family Origin

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Brussel Family Occupations

What did your Brussel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Brussel occupation in the USA was Bkkeeper In Store. 33% of Brussel's were Bkkeeper In Stores. Bkkeeper In Store and Cigar Mfg. were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Brussel. A less common occupation for the Brussel family was Keeping House.

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  • Bkkeeper In Store

  • Cigar Mfg.

  • Keeping House


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

Brussel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Brussel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brussel 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 947 immigration records available for the last name Brussel. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Brussel. For the veterans among your Brussel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brussel Life Expectancy

What is the average Brussel lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2003, in the United States, Brussel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Brussel in 1941 was 63, and 73 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brussel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brussel 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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