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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

What did your Brune ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Carpenter

    25%
  • Cook (Not D)

    25%
  • Dock Labr

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%

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

Brune Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Brune. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brune 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Brune. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Brune. For the veterans among your Brune ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brune Life Expectancy

What is the average Brune lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brune

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brune 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.

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