Brummett Family History

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Brummett Name Meaning

English: Reaney identifies this surname as a variant of the habitational name Broomhead, from a locality in Hallamshire, now part of Sheffield, South Yorkshire, so named with Old English brom ‘broom’ or bromig ‘growing with broom’ + Old English heafod ‘headland’. In England the name is more commonly spelled Brummitt.

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

Similar surnames: Brett, Truett, Brummitt, Bramlett, Brummet, Emmett, Brundrett

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Brummett Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Brummett name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Brummett. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Brummett Family Origin

Where is the Brummett family from?

Brummett Family Occupations

What did your Brummett ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Brummett family was Servant. The most common Brummett occupation in Canada was Blacksmith. 33% of Brummett's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith and Factory Hand were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Brummett.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Factory Hand

  • Servant


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

Brummett Historical Records

What Brummett family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Brummett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brummett 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 383 immigration records available for the last name Brummett. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Brummett. For the veterans among your Brummett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brummett Life Expectancy

What is the average Brummett lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Brummett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Brummett in 1947 was 21, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brummett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brummett 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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