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Bourns Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a stream or streams, from the Middle English nominative plural or genitive singular of burne (see Bourne).

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


Similar surnames: Burns, Bourne, Bouras, Bourn, Bourg, Sours, Bour, Bowns, Bowens, Burn

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Bourns Family Origin

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Bourns Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    58%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Cordwainer

    8%
  • Fireman

    8%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Cordwainer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bourns. A less common occupation for the Bourns family was Fireman. The most common Bourns occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Bourns's were Farmers.

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Bourns Historical Records

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Bourns Life Expectancy

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