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Burnette Family History

Burnette Name Meaning
descriptive nickname from Old French burnete ‘brown’ (see Burnett).possibly also a reduced form of Buronet, from a diminutive of Old French buron ‘hut’, ‘shack’.

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

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58,619 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
9,569 Military Records
1,131 Immigration Records
28,239 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Burnette Families

  • Number of Burnette families
     50 - 98
     17 - 49
     1 - 16
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Burnette families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Burnette families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Burnette Family Origin

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Burnette Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Burnette

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Burnette Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Burnette census records

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Burnette Civil War Service Records

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