Brugman Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Brugman Name Meaning

Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived near a bridge or a metonymic occupational name for a bridge keeper, from Dutch brugge ‘bridge’ (see Bridge); in some cases, it is a habitational name for someone from the Flemish city of Bruges (or Brugge), meaning ‘bridges’. Altered spelling of Swiss Bruggmann ‘bridge keeper’.

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


Similar surnames: Bregman, Krugman, Bousman, Brunsman, Truman, Rutman, Burgman, Buxman

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Brugman Family Origin

Where is the Brugman family from?

SHOW MORE

Brugman Family Occupations

What did your Brugman ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    67%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Grocer

    8%

United States shown, England data unavailable

In 1880, Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Brugman. A less common occupation for the Brugman family was Grocer. The most common Brugman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Brugman's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Brugman | Data not to scale

Brugman Historical Records

What Brugman family records will you find?

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

Search 1891 UK census records for Brugman

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Brugman Life Expectancy

What is the average Brugman lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brugman 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Brugman Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)

Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Look up another name