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Brucks Surname Meaning

North German:: probably a habitational name from Brucks (also Brux) which derives from Middle Low German brōk ‘low-lying marsh’. reportedly also an altered form of Flemish (Dutch) Broex an old variant of Broeks (see Brooks ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Bruck, Brock, Buck, Trucks, Brunke, Brick, Kruck, Bucks, Bruch, Ruck

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Where is the Brucks family from?

You can see how Brucks families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Brucks family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Brucks families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 7 Brucks families living in British Columbia. This was about 58% of all the recorded Brucks's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Brucks families in 1911.
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What did your Brucks ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Brucks. 100% of Brucks 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
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Brucks. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brucks 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 368 immigration records available for the last name Brucks. 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 558 military records available for the last name Brucks. For the veterans among your Brucks ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Brucks lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Brucks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Brucks in 1954 was 46, and 62 in 2004.

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