Bruland Family History

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Bruland Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead so named in western Norway, from bru ‘bridge’ + land ‘land’, ‘farmstead’.

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


Similar surnames: Breland, Ersland, Erland, Ryland, Bratland, Berland, Belland

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Bruland Family Origin

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Bruland Family Occupations

What did your Bruland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bruland occupation in the USA was Farming. 33% of Bruland's were Farmings. A less common occupation for the Bruland family was Farmer. Farming, Labourer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bruland.

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  • Farming

    33%
  • Labourer

    22%
  • Blacksmith

    11%
  • Farmer

    11%

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Bruland Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bruland Life Expectancy

What is the average Bruland lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Bruland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Bruland in 1957 was 61, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bruland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bruland 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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