Skip to content
  • Start your family tree

Origins of the Bruss surname

A collage of historical images including two family portraits and a postcard of people boarding a ship

About the Brusses

We have a total number of 212 records for people with the last name Bruss.

Find out more about your family in our records

or try an advanced search

I’ve managed to trace back to the mid-1500s! I can’t believe it! Utterly engrossing and I have uncovered some quite moving and heartbreaking stories attached to various ancestors. You don’t need any qualifications to start - just time patience, and some information.

TrustPilot review
1 of 3

Start your family tree

Trace your family back in time. Make new discoveries and see what other Findmypast family historians in our genealogy community have discovered about the Brusses.

Sign up to get started

Delve deeper into the Bruss family's history

Where do most Brusses live?

In 1921, most Brusses lived in London.

Census records trace your ancestors through each generation, so you can follow where your relatives lived through each decade.

Interesting facts about Brusses

How common is your surname?

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

We have 100 records for the Bruss surname. The oldest one dates back to 1900.

Who were Brusses most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Brusses.

What are the most common Bruss first names?

  • William
  • John
  • Mary
  • Anna

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Bruss family members

Common jobs for Brusses

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

Common Female occupations for Brusses in 1921
Crofter's Servant




House Serv


Labourers Wife


Occupying 6 Acres No Lab


Common Male occupations for Brusses in 1921
Skilled Occupations In Manufacture Of Electrical Machinery And Accessories


Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers


Semiskilled Machine Shop And Related Occupations


Semiskilled Occupations In Building Of Aircraft




An image of a census transcript and a picture of a dairy farmer holding two milk jugs

Census records provide incredible detail on names, ages, marital statuses, occupations and more.

We found over 640,000 family trees with the Bruss surname

Trace your family back in time and see what other Findmypast family historians in our genealogy community have discovered about the Brusses.

Search for a relative in our family trees

Share your discoveries

Start your family history journey

Start free trial

Start free trial