Bruck Name Meaning

German (also Brück): topographic name for someone who lived near a bridge, or an occupational name for a bridge keeper or toll collector on a bridge, from Middle High German bruck(e) ‘bridge’. Bruck remained the Bavarian and Austrian form, reflected in place names such as Innsbruck, whereas in central and northern Germany Brück(e) was the regular and ultimately standard form, as for example in the place name Osnabrück. Switzerland has both forms. See also Brueck. Jewish (from Poland and Belarus): from Polish, Belorussian, or Yiddish bruk ‘pavement’, possibly a metonymic occupational name for a paver.

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


Similar surnames: Brick, Brock, Buck, Brucker, Kruck, Rock, Brack, Ruck, Bruch, Brush

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Bruck Family Origin

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Bruck Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Labourer

    33%
  • School Teacher

    33%

In 1881, the most common Bruck occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Bruck's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bruck family was School Teacher. Farmer and Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bruck.

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Between 1946 and 2004, Bruck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Bruck in 1946 was 28, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bruck

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