Bruin Family History

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Bruin Name Meaning

Dutch: from a personal name based on Middle Dutch bruun ‘brown’, or a nickname referring to the color of the hair or complexion. See also Braun. English: of uncertain origin. Reaney suggests that the name may simply reflect a pronunciation of French Brun. Altered spelling of Swiss Bruhin.

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

Similar surnames: Brun, Bruen, Braun, Brin, Brush, Fruin, Bodin, Duin, Buis, Burgin

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Bruin Family Origin

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Bruin Family Occupations

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In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Bruin. 91% of Bruin women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Household Duties
  • Retired

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

Bruin Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Bruin. For the veterans among your Bruin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bruin Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Bruin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Bruin in 1950 was 33, and 64 in 2004.

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