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Burgett Family History

Burgett Name Meaning
English: topographic name for someone who lived by a castle or city gate, Middle English burgate, or a habitational name from a place named Burgate, from Old English burh-geat with the same meaning, examples of which are found in Hampshire, Suffolk, and Surrey.

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

121,387 Historical Documents with Burgett on Ancestry.com
23,526 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,059 Military Records
689 Immigration Records
18,448 Census and Voter Lists
74,665 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Burgett Families

  • Number of Burgett families
     44 - 85
     15 - 43
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Burgett families
     14 - 25
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Burgett last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Burgett Family Origin

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Burgett Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Burgett

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Burgett Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Burgett census records

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Burgett Civil War Service Records

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