Brunswick Family History

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Brunswick Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the city in Saxony now known in German as Braunschweig (see 2). German: habitational name from the original Middle Low German name (a compound of Bruns + wik ‘Bruno’s settlement’) of Braunschweig (Brunswick); the standard German form was adopted in 1573.

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


Similar surnames: Bruck, Bohnsack, Beswick, Bulick, Barwick, Renwick, Bresnick, Musick

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Brunswick Family Origin

Where is the Brunswick family from?

Brunswick Family Occupations

What did your Brunswick ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Brunswick family was Harmonium Finisher. The most common Brunswick occupation in the UK was Bay... Shipping Agent Employ 3 Men. 13% of Brunswick's were Bay... Shipping Agent Employ 3 Mens. Bay... Shipping Agent Employ 3 Men, Boat Builder and Coal Agent were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brunswick.

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  • Bay... Shipping Agent Employ 3 Men

    13%
  • Boat Builder

    13%
  • Coal Agent

    13%
  • Harmonium Finisher

    13%

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

Brunswick Historical Records

What Brunswick family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Brunswick Life Expectancy

What is the average Brunswick lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Brunswick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Brunswick in 1948 was 51, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brunswick

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brunswick 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 Brunswick Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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