Brunger Family History

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Brunger Name Meaning

German (Brünger): from the Old German personal name Brunger meaning ‘brown spear’. English: from the same name as 1 or from Brungar, the Old English form of the personal name. Possibly an altered spelling of the Swiss habitational name Brüngger, denoting someone from Brünggen in Switzerland.

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

Similar surnames: Brunner, Brugger, Burger, Bruner, Ranger, Bruer, Brunet, Brander

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Brunger Family Origin

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Brunger Family Occupations

What did your Brunger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Brunger family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brunger. The most common Brunger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Brunger's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming


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Brunger Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Brunger Life Expectancy

What is the average Brunger lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Brunger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Brunger in 1963 was 75, and 44 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brunger 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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