Brummer Family History

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Brummer Name Meaning

German: nickname for a curmudgeon, from an agent derivative of Middle High German brummen ‘to buzz or grumble’. German: variant of Brumm 2. Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from 1, or alternatively for a person who hummed, Yiddish brumer.

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


Similar surnames: Bremmer, Brimmer, Trummer, Brumm, Kummer, Summer, Brumer, Bruner

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Brummer Family Origin

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Brummer Family Occupations

What did your Brummer ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Teacher Of German and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Brummer. 11% of Brummer men worked as a Teacher Of German and 52% of Brummer women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Brummer were Clothing Cutter and Domestic Servant Unem

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Teacher Of German
    11%
  • Baker
    6%
  • Certified Accountant
    6%
  • Clothing Cutter
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    52%
  • Shorthand Typist
    8%
  • Domestic Servant (p)
    4%
  • Domestic Servant Unem
    4%

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

Brummer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Brummer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brummer 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Brummer. 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 Brummer. For the veterans among your Brummer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brummer Life Expectancy

What is the average Brummer lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Brummer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Brummer in 1954 was 43, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brummer

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