Brucks Family History

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Brucks Name Meaning

German (northwest): probably a habitational name from Brucks (also Brux) which derived from Middle Low German brok ‘low-lying marsh’. A north German family by this name reportedly (1820) derive their name from Flemish immigrants from a place called Broex.

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


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

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Brucks Family Origin

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Brucks Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Barber

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brucks. A less common occupation for the Brucks family was Blacksmith. The most common Brucks occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Brucks's were Farmers.

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Brucks Life Expectancy

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