Bruckner Family History

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Bruckner Name Meaning

South German: topographic name for someone living by a bridge or an occupational name for a bridge toll collector; a variant of Bruck with the addition of the suffix -ner. Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a paver, from Yiddish bruk ‘pavement’ + the agent suffix -ner.

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

Similar surnames: Brucker, Brueckner, Brickner, Buchner, Bruck, Bricker, Breckner

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Bruckner Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Bruckner name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Bruckner. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • European Jewish


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Bruckner Family Origin

Where is the Bruckner family from?

Bruckner Family Occupations

What did your Bruckner ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bruckner occupation in Canada was Teacher. 100% of Bruckner's were Teachers.

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  • Teacher


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Bruckner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Bruckner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bruckner 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Bruckner. 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 Card

There are 13,000 military records available for the last name Bruckner. For the veterans among your Bruckner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bruckner Life Expectancy

What is the average Bruckner lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Bruckner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Bruckner in 1942 was 43, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bruckner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bruckner 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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