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Burge Family History

Burge Name Meaning
English (chiefly Somerset and Dorset): variant of Bridge, Old English brycg, with metathesis of u and r, as exemplified in several place names of this origin in various parts of southern England.German (Bürge): from Middle High German bürge ‘bailsman’, ‘guarantor’.In some cases maybe an altered spelling of Swiss Bürgi (see Burgi).

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

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Name Distribution of Burge Families

  • Number of Burge families
     53 - 103
     18 - 52
     1 - 17
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Burge families
     309 - 616
     104 - 308
     1 - 103
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Burge families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Burge Family Origin

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Burge Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Burge

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Burge Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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