Bruton Family History

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Bruton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Somerset named Bruton, ‘settlement (Old English tun) on the Brue river’. The river name is derived from a British element cognate with Welsh bryw ‘brisk’, ‘vigorous’.

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


Similar surnames: Brunton, Brewton, Luton, Booton, Banton, Benton, Ruston, Brinton

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Bruton Family Origin

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Bruton Family Occupations

What did your Bruton ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bruton occupation in Canada was School. 21% of Bruton's were Schools. A less common occupation for the Bruton family was Tailoress. School, Clerk and Clothier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bruton.

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  • School

    21%
  • Clerk

    14%
  • Clothier

    14%
  • Tailoress

    14%

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Bruton Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Bruton ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Bruton Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, Bruton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bruton in 1943 was 43, and 76 in 2004.

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