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Brucker Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived near a bridge, or an occupational name for a bridge keeper or toll collector on a bridge (see Bruck). Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name, either from a Yiddishized form of Polish brukarz ‘paver’ or from an agent noun based on Yiddish bruk ‘pavement’. English: variant spelling of Brooker.

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


Similar surnames: Bruckner, Bricker, Bruck, Drucker, Brueckner, Bracker, Brocker

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Where is the Brucker family from?

You can see how Brucker families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Brucker family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Brucker families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 21 Brucker families living in Quebec. This was about 50% of all the recorded Brucker's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Brucker families in 1911.
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What did your Brucker ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Student were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Brucker. 30% of Brucker men worked as a Farmer.

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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 1921

  • Farmer
    30%
  • Journalier
    30%
  • Jeweller
    20%
  • Salesman
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Student
    100%
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Brucker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brucker 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Brucker. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Brucker. For the veterans among your Brucker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Brucker lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Brucker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Brucker in 1953 was 68, and 76 in 2004.

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