Bruhns Family History

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Bruhns Name Meaning

German, Danish, and Swedish: variant of Bruhn. Estonian: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Bruhn, Bruns, Bruun, Grahn, Buhs, Brunk, Brunn, Bruen, Gruhn, Kuhn

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Bruhns Family Origin

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Bruhns Family Occupations

What did your Bruhns ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bruhns. 13% of Bruhns men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Bruhns women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bruhns were Farming and Clerk Sales

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Teacher
  • Beauty Operator
  • Clerk Sales

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

Bruhns Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bruhns. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bruhns 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bruhns. 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 914 military records available for the last name Bruhns. For the veterans among your Bruhns ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bruhns Life Expectancy

What is the average Bruhns lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Bruhns life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Bruhns in 1951 was 35, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bruhns

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bruhns 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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