Brunjes Family History

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Brunjes Name Meaning

North German (Brünjes): patronymic from Brüni; an Eastphalian form of Brüning (see Bruning).

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

Similar surnames: Bruns, Brunken, Brunke, Bruer, Brunger, Brune, Brandes, Kunes, Grunke

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Brunjes Family Origin

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Brunjes Family Occupations

What did your Brunjes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Brunjes family was Clerk In Store. The most common Brunjes occupation in the USA was Grocer. 31% of Brunjes's were Grocers. Grocer, Farmer and Boarding House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brunjes.

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  • Grocer

  • Farmer

  • Boarding House

  • Clerk In Store


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Brunjes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Brunjes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brunjes 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Brunjes. 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 535 military records available for the last name Brunjes. For the veterans among your Brunjes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brunjes Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Brunjes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Brunjes in 1947 was 42, and 91 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brunjes 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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