Brucker Family History

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Brucker Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived near a bridge, or an occupational name for a bridge keeper or toll collector on a bridge (see Bruck). Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name, either from a Yiddishized form of Polish brukarz ‘paver’ or from an agent noun based on Yiddish bruk ‘pavement’. English: variant spelling of Brooker.

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

Similar surnames: Bruckner, Bricker, Bruck, Drucker, Brueckner, Bracker, Brocker

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Brucker Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Brucker name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Brucker. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • France


  • European Jewish


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Brucker Family Origin

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Brucker Family Occupations

What did your Brucker ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Ironmongers Asstnt and Organ & Piano Tuner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Brucker. The most common Brucker occupation in the UK was Ironmongers Asstnt. 33% of Brucker's were Ironmongers Asstnts. A less common occupation for the Brucker family was Tailor.

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  • Ironmongers Asstnt

  • Organ & Piano Tuner

  • Tailor


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Brucker ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Brucker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Brucker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brucker 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Brucker. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Brucker. For the veterans among your Brucker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brucker Life Expectancy

What is the average Brucker lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Brucker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Brucker in 1953 was 68, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brucker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brucker 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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