Burau Family History

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Burau Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place in Silesia called Burau (now in Poland).

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

Similar surnames: Barak, Burgo, Buras, Duray, Bury, Burns, Burke, Buren, Burian, Burby

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Burau Family Origin

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Burau Family Occupations

What did your Burau ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Burau occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Burau's were Farmers. Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Burau.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith


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

Burau Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 548 census records available for the last name Burau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burau census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 148 immigration records available for the last name Burau. 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 285 military records available for the last name Burau. For the veterans among your Burau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burau Life Expectancy

What is the average Burau lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Burau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Burau in 1962 was 85, and 86 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burau 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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