Brunke Family History

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Brunke Name Meaning

South German: from Middle High German brunke ‘splendor’, hence probably a nickname for an ostentatious dresser. North German (and Frisian): from a pet form of the personal name Brun(o) or the byname Brun (see Brun).

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


Similar surnames: Brune, Brunken, Bunce, Punke, Brun, Runke, Pranke, Bruner, Bunde

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Brunke Family Origin

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Brunke Family Occupations

What did your Brunke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brunke. The most common Brunke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Brunke's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Brunke family was Boardg Master.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Boardg Master

    5%

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Brunke Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Brunke Life Expectancy

What is the average Brunke lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Brunke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Brunke in 1952 was 40, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brunke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brunke 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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