Bruins Family History

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Bruins Name Meaning

Frisian and Dutch: patronymic from Bruin.

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

Similar surnames: Bruns, Bruinsma, Buis, Bruin, Bruning, Rubins, Beins, Bruyn, Brauns

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Bruins Family Origin

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Bruins Family Occupations

What did your Bruins ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Journalier were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Bruins. 45% of Bruins men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Bruins women worked as a Journalier. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bruins were School Teacher and Secretary

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Charpenter
  • Farm Operator
  • School Teacher

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Journalier
  • Oprateur
  • Secretary

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

Bruins Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bruins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bruins 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bruins. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Bruins. For the veterans among your Bruins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bruins Life Expectancy

What is the average Bruins lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Bruins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Bruins in 1953 was 72, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bruins

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bruins 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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