Burbage Family History

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Burbage Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Wiltshire, Derbyshire, and Leicestershire, so named with Old English burh ‘fort’ + bæc ‘hill’, ‘ridge’ (dative bece).

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

Similar surnames: Burlage, Burbank, Burgh, Brake, Barlage, Burger, Burge, Burdge

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Burbage Family Origin

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Burbage Family Occupations

What did your Burbage ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Burbage occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Burbage's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Burbage family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burbage.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Farm Laborer


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

Burbage Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Burbage. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burbage 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 930 immigration records available for the last name Burbage. 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 Burbage. For the veterans among your Burbage ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burbage Life Expectancy

What is the average Burbage lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Burbage life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Burbage in 1956 was 54, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burbage

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burbage 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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