Brune Name Meaning

German (Brüne): habitational name from Brüne in Lower Saxony or Brünen near Wesel, Lower Rhine. German: nickname meaning ‘brown’, from a dialect form (Alemannic and Low German) of Braun. French: from the feminine form of Brun.

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


Similar surnames: Brun, Brunke, Brunet, Bruno, Bruner, Braun, Baune, Brunn, Bunce

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Brune Family Origin

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Brune Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    25%
  • Cook (Not D)

    25%
  • Dock Labr

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Brune family was Farmer. Carpenter, Cook (Not D) and Dock Labr were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brune. The most common Brune occupation in the UK was Carpenter. 25% of Brune's were Carpenters.

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Brune Historical Records

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Brune Life Expectancy

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Between 1946 and 2004, Brune life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Brune in 1946 was 34, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brune

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