Burchett Family History

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Burchett Name Meaning

Southern English: topographic name for someone who lived by a grove of birch trees, from Old English byrcet ‘birch copse’, a derivative of birce ‘birch’. Compare the northern English equivalent Birkett.

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


Similar surnames: Burgett, Burkett, Burcham, Birchett, Butcher, Burdett, Brett, Barnett

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Burchett Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Burchett name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Burchett. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    62%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    19%

  • Germanic Europe

    6%

  • Norway

    2%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    2%

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Burchett Family Origin

Where is the Burchett family from?

Burchett Family Occupations

What did your Burchett ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Burchett family was Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burchett. The most common Burchett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 61% of Burchett's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    61%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

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

Burchett Historical Records

What Burchett family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 40,000 census records available for the last name Burchett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burchett 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Burchett. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Burchett. For the veterans among your Burchett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burchett Life Expectancy

What is the average Burchett lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Burchett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Burchett in 1942 was 39, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burchett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burchett 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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