Brunet Family History

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Brunet Name Meaning

English, French, and Catalan: from a diminutive of brun ‘brown’ (see Brown, Brun). German: from a personal name (Brunhard) composed with Old High German, Old Saxon brum ‘brown’. But this is also a Waldensian name in Germany, in which case it is of French origin, see 1.

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


Similar surnames: Bruner, Brun, Brunell, Brune, Brunot, Bonnet, Grumet, Bruen, Brauner

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Brunet Family Origin

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Brunet Family Occupations

What did your Brunet ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Brunet occupation in the UK was Bonnet Shaper Maker (Others 22). 33% of Brunet's were Bonnet Shaper Maker (Others 22)s. Bonnet Shaper Maker (Others 22) and General Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Brunet. A less common occupation for the Brunet family was Head Cook (N D).

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  • Bonnet Shaper Maker (Others 22)

    33%
  • General Laborer

    33%
  • Head Cook (N D)

    33%

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Brunet Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Brunet ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Brunet Life Expectancy

What is the average Brunet lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, Brunet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Brunet in 1946 was 39, and 74 in 2004.

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Famous Brunet Family

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