Brunz Family History

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Brunz Name Meaning

German: patronymic from a short form of Bruno (see Brun).

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

Similar surnames: Bruns, Bruni, Bruntz, Brun, Brune, Bruno, Ranz, Frenz, Braun, Brus

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Brunz Family Origin

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Brunz Family Occupations

What did your Brunz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Brunz. 35% of Brunz men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Brunz women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Brunz were Assistant Manager and Farm Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Assistant Manager

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Housework
  • Farm Labor
  • Farm Laborer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Brunz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 750 census records available for the last name Brunz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brunz 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 173 immigration records available for the last name Brunz. 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 142 military records available for the last name Brunz. For the veterans among your Brunz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brunz Life Expectancy

What is the average Brunz lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Brunz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Brunz in 1963 was 75, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brunz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brunz 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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