Brunt Family History

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Brunt Name Meaning

English: variant of Brent.

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


Similar surnames: Brint, Brant, Brent, Brunet, Bruns, Bruntz, Burt, Bunt, Munt, Blunt

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Brunt Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Brunt name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Brunt. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    51%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    19%

  • Germanic Europe

    7%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    4%

  • Norway

    3%

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Brunt Family Origin

Where is the Brunt family from?

Brunt Family Occupations

What did your Brunt ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Brunt family was Labourer. The most common Brunt occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 6% of Brunt's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Farmer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brunt.

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  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Farmer

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%

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

Brunt Historical Records

What Brunt family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 56,000 census records available for the last name Brunt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brunt 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Brunt. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Brunt. For the veterans among your Brunt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brunt Life Expectancy

What is the average Brunt lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Brunt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Brunt in 1951 was 23, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brunt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brunt 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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