Brucks Family History

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Brucks Name Meaning

German (northwest): probably a habitational name from Brucks (also Brux) which derived from Middle Low German brok ‘low-lying marsh’. A north German family by this name reportedly (1820) derive their name from Flemish immigrants from a place called Broex.

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

Similar surnames: Bruck, Brock, Buck, Trucks, Brunke, Brick, Kruck, Bucks, Bruch, Ruck

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Brucks Family Origin

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Brucks Family Occupations

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In 1939, Tailor Machinist and House Keeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Brucks.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Tailor Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • House Keeper

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Brucks Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Brucks. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brucks 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 368 immigration records available for the last name Brucks. 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 558 military records available for the last name Brucks. For the veterans among your Brucks ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brucks Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Brucks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Brucks in 1954 was 46, and 62 in 2004.

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