Bruns Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: patronymic from Brun, Bruin. Altered spelling of a patronymic from Bruhn, a variant of the personal name Brun(o) (see Bruhn).

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


Similar surnames: Brun, Brauns, Bruss, Bruno, Brunz, Brune, Bruin, Bruhns, Bruins

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Bruns Family Origin

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Bruns Family Occupations

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  • Cabinet Maker

    22%
  • Labourer

    22%
  • Carpenter Master

    11%
  • Contractor'S Canvasser

    11%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bruns family was Contractor'S Canvasser. Cabinet Maker, Labourer and Carpenter Master were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bruns. The most common Bruns occupation in the UK was Cabinet Maker. 22% of Bruns's were Cabinet Makers.

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Bruns Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Bruns life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bruns in 1944 was 24, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bruns

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