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Brunswick Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the city in Saxony now known in German as Braunschweig (see 2). German: habitational name from the original Middle Low German name (a compound of Bruns + wik ‘Bruno’s settlement’) of Braunschweig (Brunswick); the standard German form was adopted in 1573.

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


Similar surnames: Bruck, Bohnsack, Beswick, Bulick, Barwick, Renwick, Bresnick, Musick

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Brunswick Family Origin

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Brunswick Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Labourer

    40%
  • Carpenter

    20%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Brunswick family was Carpenter. Farmer and Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Brunswick. The most common Brunswick occupation in Canada was Farmer. 40% of Brunswick's were Farmers.

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Brunswick Historical Records

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Brunswick Life Expectancy

What is the average Brunswick lifespan?

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Famous Brunswick Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)

Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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