Bruyn Family History

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Bruyn Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Bruin.

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

Similar surnames: Pruyn, Bruun, Bruhn, Buys, Pruyne, Bruin, Bruen, Bruins, Burn, Bry

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Bruyn Family Origin

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Bruyn Family Occupations

What did your Bruyn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bruyn family was Clerk In Office. The most common Bruyn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Bruyn's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Bank Pt were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bruyn.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Bank Pt

  • Clerk In Office


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

Bruyn Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bruyn Life Expectancy

What is the average Bruyn lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Bruyn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Bruyn in 1962 was 64, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bruyn 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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