Brunson Family History

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Brunson Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Brown, either as a nickname or as an existing surname. Formation of new surnames ending in -son from existing surnames was a relatively common phenomenon in northwestern England. Variant of Dutch Brunsen, a patronymic from Brun.

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


Similar surnames: Bruns, Brunton, Bronson, Brabson, Branson, Benson, Bruno, Ranson

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Brunson Family Origin

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Brunson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    59%
  • Labourer

    18%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

In 1881, the most common Brunson occupation in Canada was Farmer. 59% of Brunson's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brunson. A less common occupation for the Brunson family was Farm Laborer.

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Brunson Historical Records

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Brunson Life Expectancy

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Famous Brunson Family

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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)

Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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