Bures Family History

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Bures Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak (Bureš): from a pet form of Burian.

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

Similar surnames: Bares, Bores, Buresh, Duris, Burns, Bires, Buren, Turek, Burgi, Burda

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Bures Family Origin

Where is the Bures family from?

Bures Family Occupations

What did your Bures ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Black Smith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bures. The most common Bures occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Bures's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bures family was Book & Stationery.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Black Smith

  • Book & Stationery


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

Bures Historical Records

What Bures family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Bures. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bures 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bures. 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 Bures. For the veterans among your Bures ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bures Life Expectancy

What is the average Bures lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Bures life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Bures in 1945 was 31, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bures

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bures 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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