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Origins of the Bruneau surname

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About the Bruneaus

We have a total number of 428 records for people with the last name Bruneau.

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Where do most Bruneaus live?

In 1921, most Bruneaus lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Bruneaus

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We have 21 records for the Bruneau surname. The oldest one dates back to 1917.

Who were Bruneaus most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Bruneau first names?

  • Joseph
  • Arthur
  • Marie
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Bruneaus

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Bruneaus in 1921


Semiskilled Filers


Teacher (Sc)


Common Male occupations for Bruneaus in 1921
Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers


Farm Hands


Semiskilled Occupations In Manufacture Of Textiles






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