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Burdorf Family History

Burdorf Name Meaning

Variant of German Burgdorf.

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


Similar surnames: Burgdorf, Burkert, Bardon, Burkart, Mundorff, Bottorf, Mundorf, Burdo

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Where is the Burdorf family from?

You can see how Burdorf families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Burdorf family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Burdorf families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 5 Burdorf families living in New York. This was about 42% of all the recorded Burdorf's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Burdorf families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Burdorf surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Burdorf ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Burdorf. 62% of Burdorf men worked as a Farmer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    62%
  • Carpenter
    17%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Laborer
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Servant
    100%
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What Burdorf family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Burdorf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burdorf census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 289 immigration records available for the last name Burdorf. 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 Cards

There are 337 military records available for the last name Burdorf. For the veterans among your Burdorf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Burdorf lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Burdorf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Burdorf in 1962 was 76, and 75 in 2004.

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