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De Bruyn Name Meaning

Flemish (also Debruyn) and Dutch: variant of Dutch De Bruin . The surname De Bruyn is also established in South Africa.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: De Bruyne, De Ruyter, De Gruy, De Gray, Bruyn, De Bruin, De Grave

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You can see how De Bruyn families moved over time by selecting different census years. The De Bruyn family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most De Bruyn families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 26 De Bruyn families living in Iowa. This was about 67% of all the recorded De Bruyn's in USA. Iowa had the highest population of De Bruyn families in 1880.
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There are 3,000 census records available for the last name De Bruyn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, De Bruyn census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name De Bruyn. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name De Bruyn. For the veterans among your De Bruyn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average De Bruyn lifespan?

Between 1981 and 2001, in the United States, De Bruyn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for De Bruyn in 1981 was 84, and 83 in 2001.

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