Brunet Family History

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Brunet Name Meaning

English, French, and Catalan: from a diminutive of brun ‘brown’ (see Brown, Brun). German: from a personal name (Brunhard) composed with Old High German, Old Saxon brum ‘brown’. But this is also a Waldensian name in Germany, in which case it is of French origin, see 1.

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


Similar surnames: Bruner, Brun, Brunell, Brune, Brunot, Bonnet, Grumet, Bruen, Brauner

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Brunet Family Origin

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Brunet Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    18%
  • Journalier

    13%
  • School

    5%
  • Farmer

    4%

In 1881, the most common Brunet occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 18% of Brunet's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Brunet family was Farmer. Cultivateur, Journalier and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brunet.

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Brunet Historical Records

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Brunet Life Expectancy

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