Bruen Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Breen. English: probably a variant of Brown. North German (Brün): from Middle Low German brun ‘brown’, hence probably a nickname for someone with brown hair or a dark complexion or for someone who habitually wore brown clothes. Compare Braun.

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


Similar surnames: Brun, Bruin, Gruen, Ruen, Boden, Braun, Bruhn, Bruer, Brush, Brien

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Bruen Family Origin

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Bruen Family Occupations

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  • Belt Maker

    50%
  • Laborer

    50%

In 1881, the most common Bruen occupation in Canada was Belt Maker. 50% of Bruen's were Belt Makers. Belt Maker and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bruen.

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Bruen Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, Bruen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bruen in 1948 was 39, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bruen

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