Bruch Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by a marsh or a stream that frequently flooded, from Middle High German bruoch ‘water meadow’ or ‘marsh’. Compare Brook.

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


Similar surnames: Bruck, Buch, Brush, Brach, Bach, Bauch, Brauch, Beach, Ruch, Drach

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Bruch Family Origin

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Bruch Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bruch family was Keeping House. The most common Bruch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Bruch's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bruch.

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Bruch Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Bruch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Bruch in 1952 was 43, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bruch

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