Brunell Family History

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Brunell Name Meaning

English: from Old French brunel, a diminutive of brun ‘brown’ (see Brun). Swedish: ornamental name from brun ‘brown’ + the suffix -ell, taken from the Latin adjectival ending -elius. German (also Brünell): nickname meaning ‘brown’ (see Brun). Catalan: from brunell, a diminutive of bru ‘brown’.

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

Similar surnames: Brunet, Blundell, Rundell, Brune, Arnell, Rudell, Sundell, Brunelle

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Brunell Family Origin

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Brunell Family Occupations

What did your Brunell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Brunell family was Gen Lab. Annuitant, Clerk Cocoa Manufactery and Foreman Bootle Omnibus Stables were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brunell. The most common Brunell occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 14% of Brunell's were Annuitants.

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  • Annuitant

  • Clerk Cocoa Manufactery

  • Foreman Bootle Omnibus Stables

  • Gen Lab


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

Brunell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Brunell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brunell 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Brunell. 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 Brunell. For the veterans among your Brunell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brunell Life Expectancy

What is the average Brunell lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Brunell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Brunell in 1952 was 35, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brunell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brunell 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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