Burch Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Birch. North German: habitational name from any of several places called Burg, in northern Germany originally denoting a fortified town or a fortified residence within a town. The form reflects the north German pronunciation of Burg.

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


Similar surnames: Burich, Barch, Birch, Burgh, Buch, Urch, Bursch, Busch, Buren, Burry

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Burch Family Origin

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Burch Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Burch family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burch. The most common Burch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Burch's were Farmers.

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Burch Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Burch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Burch in 1940 was 30, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burch

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