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Brugman Name Meaning

Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived near a bridge or a metonymic occupational name for a bridge keeper, from Dutch brugge ‘bridge’ (see Bridge); in some cases, it is a habitational name for someone from the Flemish city of Bruges (or Brugge), meaning ‘bridges’. Altered spelling of Swiss Bruggmann ‘bridge keeper’.

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


Similar surnames: Bregman, Krugman, Bousman, Brunsman, Truman, Rutman, Burgman, Buxman

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Brugman Family Origin

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Brugman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Grocer

    8%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Brugman family was Grocer. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Brugman. The most common Brugman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Brugman's were Farmers.

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Brugman Life Expectancy

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