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Bursey Family History

Bursey Name Meaning
(of Norman origin) habitational name from Burcy in Calvados, France.from the Old English personal name Beorhtsige.

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

32,116 Historical Documents with Bursey on Ancestry.com
9,086 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
672 Military Records
1,221 Immigration Records
8,667 Census and Voter Lists
12,470 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Bursey Families

  • Number of Bursey families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bursey families
     26 - 49
     9 - 25
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Bursey last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Bursey census records

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Bursey Family Origin

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Bursey Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Bursey

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Bursey Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Bursey census records

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Bursey Civil War Service Records

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