Brunken Family History

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Brunken Name Meaning

North German and Frisian: patronymic from Brunke 2. German: habitational name from places called Brunken, in Brandenburg and Rhineland.

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


Similar surnames: Brunker, Brunke, Bracken, Brunn, Brucks, Brunger, Brenke, Brune

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Brunken Family Origin

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Brunken Family Occupations

What did your Brunken ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Brunken occupation in the USA was Farmer. 83% of Brunken's were Farmers. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Brunken.

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  • Farmer

    83%
  • Laborer

    17%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Brunken Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Brunken Life Expectancy

What is the average Brunken lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Brunken life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Brunken in 1943 was 47, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brunken

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brunken 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.

Famous Brunken Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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