Bourn Family History

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Bourn Name Meaning

English: variant of Bourne.

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


Similar surnames: Born, Burn, Bourne, Bourns, Borne, Bouch, Bound, Boden, Osbourn

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Bourn Family Origin

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Bourn Family Occupations

What did your Bourn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bourn. The most common Bourn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Bourn's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bourn family was Farm Laborer.

View Census data for Bourn | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    60%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bourn ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bourn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bourn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bourn census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Bourn

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Bourn. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bourn. For the veterans among your Bourn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bourn Life Expectancy

What is the average Bourn lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Bourn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Bourn in 1944 was 23, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bourn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bourn ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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