Bruin Name Meaning

Dutch: from a personal name based on Middle Dutch bruun ‘brown’, or a nickname referring to the color of the hair or complexion. See also Braun. English: of uncertain origin. Reaney suggests that the name may simply reflect a pronunciation of French Brun. Altered spelling of Swiss Bruhin.

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


Similar surnames: Brun, Bruen, Braun, Brin, Brush, Fruin, Bodin, Duin, Buis, Burgin

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Bruin Family Origin

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Bruin Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Chaplain

    17%
  • Forman

    17%
  • Servante

    17%

In 1881, Farmer, Chaplain and Forman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bruin. A less common occupation for the Bruin family was Servante. The most common Bruin occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Bruin's were Farmers.

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Bruin Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, Bruin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Bruin in 1950 was 33, and 64 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bruin

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