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Origins of the Brunskell surname

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About the Brunskells

We have a total number of 320 records for people with the last name Brunskell.

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Where do most Brunskells live?

In 1921, most Brunskells lived in North East.

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Interesting facts about Brunskells

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 301 records for the Brunskell surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Brunskells most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Brunskells.

What are the most common Brunskell first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Jane

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Common jobs for Brunskells

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

Common Female occupations for Brunskells in 1921
Farmer's Daughter


General Servant Domestic


Lead Miners Wife




Cook Domestic


Common Male occupations for Brunskells in 1921
Coal Miner


Lead Miner


Coal Miner Underground


Farmers Son




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