Bruder Family History

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Bruder Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: from a byname meaning ‘brother’, occasionally used for a younger son, i.e. the brother of someone important, or for a guild member. Jewish (Ashkenazic): possibly derived from German Bruder ‘brother’ or Yiddish bruder; the reason for its adoption as a surname is not clear.

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

Similar surnames: Broder, Buder, Bruner, Gruber, Gruner, Brumer, Bruer, Brauer, Blumer

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Bruder Family Origin

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Bruder Family Occupations

What did your Bruder ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Bruder. 38% of Bruder men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Bruder women worked as a Domestic. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bruder were Clerk and Machine Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Farmers Son
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Domestic
  • Income
  • Mach Oper
  • Machine Operator

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Bruder Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Bruder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bruder 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Bruder. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Bruder. For the veterans among your Bruder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bruder Life Expectancy

What is the average Bruder lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Bruder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bruder in 1954 was 44, and 81 in 2004.

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