Bruhn Family History

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Bruhn Name Meaning

North German, Danish, and Swedish: variant of Brun.

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


Similar surnames: Bruen, Bruun, Bruhns, Brun, Gruhn, Brunn, Grahn, Buhs, Bruha, Bruhl

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Bruhn Family Origin

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Bruhn Family Occupations

What did your Bruhn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bruhn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Bruhn's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bruhn family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bruhn.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bruhn ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bruhn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bruhn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bruhn 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bruhn. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bruhn. For the veterans among your Bruhn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bruhn Life Expectancy

What is the average Bruhn lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Bruhn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Bruhn in 1950 was 41, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bruhn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bruhn ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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