Bruse Name Meaning

German: from a short form of the medieval personal name Ambrosius (see Ambrose). Perhaps from the Slavic stem Brus (as in Brusky or the place name Bruschewitz). Swedish: possibly from a Nordic personal name Bruse, from Old Norse brúsi ‘he-goat’.

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


Similar surnames: Brus, Bruss, Brose, Brause, Brule, Brush, Brouse, Brust, Brue, Cruse

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Bruse Family Origin

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Bruse Family Occupations

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  • School Teacher

    29%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Lab

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%

In 1881, School Teacher, Farmer and Lab were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bruse. A less common occupation for the Bruse family was Laborer. The most common Bruse occupation in Canada was School Teacher. 29% of Bruse's were School Teachers.

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Bruse Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Bruse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Bruse in 1962 was 38, and 89 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bruse

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