Brunswick Family History

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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

Where is the Brunswick family from?

Brunswick Family Occupations

What did your Brunswick ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Labourer

    40%
  • Carpenter

    20%

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.

Brunswick Historical Records

What Brunswick family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Brunswick Life Expectancy

What is the average Brunswick lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Brunswick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Brunswick in 1948 was 51, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brunswick

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brunswick 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.

Famous Brunswick Family

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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