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Burdock Name Meaning

English: unexplained; perhaps from either of two medicinal and edible plants commonly known by this name (Arctium lappa and A. minus). However, the word is not recorded in OED before 1597, rather too late for surname formation.

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


Similar surnames: Turnock, Burlock, Burdick, Bullock, Burdo, Baldock, Brock, Bundick

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Burdock Family Origin

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Burdock Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Coal Miner

    13%
  • Base Ballist

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%

In 1880, the most common Burdock occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Burdock's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Burdock family was Carpenter. Farmer, Coal Miner and Base Ballist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burdock.

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Burdock Life Expectancy

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