Bruss Name Meaning

German (Brüss): from a short form of the medieval personal name Ambrosius (see Ambrose). Perhaps an altered spelling of Slavic Brus or French Brousse (see Brouse).

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


Similar surnames: Bruse, Brus, Russ, Bross, Buss, Gruss, Boss, Bruns, Brass, Brush

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Bruss Family Origin

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Bruss Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    58%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Box Maker

    3%
  • Farming

    3%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bruss family was Farming. The most common Bruss occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Bruss's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Box Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bruss.

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Bruss Historical Records

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Bruss Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Bruss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Bruss in 1947 was 46, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bruss

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