Brule Family History

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Brule Name Meaning

French (Brûlé): topographic name for someone living in a place cleared for use by burning, from Old French brusle ‘burnt’, past participle of brusler ‘to burn’. Some instances of the name may derive from the same word used with reference to disfigurement by burning, either accidentally or as a medieval ordeal or punishment. Compare Brent 3.

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

Similar surnames: Brue, Bruse, Boule, Bruley, Rule, Bouie, Bruck, Brill, Brun, Belle

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Brule Family Origin

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Brule Family Occupations

What did your Brule ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Brake Examiner L N Er and Drapers Assistant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Brule. 34% of Brule women worked as a Drapers Assistant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Brake Examiner L N Er

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Drapers Assistant
  • Incapacitated
  • Private Means

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

Brule Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Brule. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brule 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 895 immigration records available for the last name Brule. 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 950 military records available for the last name Brule. For the veterans among your Brule ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brule Life Expectancy

What is the average Brule lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Brule life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Brule in 1944 was 75, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brule

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