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Burack Family History

Burack Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Slavic and Jewish Burak. Respelling of the German and Jewish habitational name Burach, from a place so named near Ravensburg.

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


Similar surnames: Brock, Buracker, Burak, Bubeck, Burich, Bulick, Bruck, Brack, Urick

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Where is the Burack family from?

You can see how Burack families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Burack family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Burack families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 5 Burack families living in Iowa. This was 100% of all the recorded Burack's in the USA. Iowa had the highest population of Burack families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Burack surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Burack ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Burack. 19% of Burack men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Burack women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Burack were Painter and Social Worker.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    19%
  • Proprietor
    13%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Painter
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Secretary
    20%
  • Maid
    20%
  • Typist Secretary
    20%
  • Social Worker
    20%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Burack. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burack census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 618 immigration records available for the last name Burack. 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 Cards

There are 325 military records available for the last name Burack. For the veterans among your Burack ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Burack lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Burack life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Burack in 1962 was 71, and 80 in 2004.

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