Van Brunt Family History

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Van Brunt Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name from an unidentified place, perhaps Brundt in Jutland, Denmark.

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

Similar surnames: Van Ryn, Van Court, Van Drunen, Van Hout, Van Belle, Van Buren

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Van Brunt Family Origin

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Van Brunt Family Occupations

What did your Van Brunt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Van Brunt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Van Brunt's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Brunt. A less common occupation for the Van Brunt family was Fisher Man.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer

  • Fisher Man


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

Van Brunt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Van Brunt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Van 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 861 immigration records available for the last name Van 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Van Brunt. For the veterans among your Van Brunt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Van Brunt Life Expectancy

What is the average Van Brunt lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Van Brunt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Van Brunt in 1967 was 90, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Van Brunt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Van 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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