Brussel Family History

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Brussel Name Meaning

French: variant of Broussel, a topographic name from a derivative of brosse ‘brushwood’, ‘scrub’.

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


Similar surnames: Brusse, Brassel, Rassel, Trussell, Brusso, Brissey, Bruster, Gressel

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Brussel Family Origin

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Brussel Family Occupations

What did your Brussel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Brussel. 19% of Brussel men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Brussel women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Brussel were Clerk and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    19%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Clerk
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    28%
  • Nurse
    19%
  • Waitress
    19%
  • Bookkeeper
    19%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Brussel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Brussel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brussel 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 947 immigration records available for the last name Brussel. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Brussel. For the veterans among your Brussel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brussel Life Expectancy

What is the average Brussel lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2003, in the United States, Brussel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Brussel in 1941 was 63, and 73 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brussel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brussel 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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