Bruneau Family History

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Bruneau Name Meaning

French: from a diminutive of Brun.

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


Similar surnames: Pruneau, Brunell, Brunet, Brune, Brancheau, Brosseau, Corneau

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Bruneau Family Origin

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Bruneau Family Occupations

What did your Bruneau ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bruneau occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 21% of Bruneau's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur, School and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bruneau. A less common occupation for the Bruneau family was Journalier.

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  • Cultivateur

    21%
  • School

    10%
  • Farmer

    7%
  • Journalier

    4%

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

Bruneau Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bruneau Life Expectancy

What is the average Bruneau lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Bruneau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Bruneau in 1955 was 57, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bruneau

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bruneau 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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