Burg Family History

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Burg Name Meaning

German (also Bürg): topographic name, from Middle High German burc ‘fortification’, ‘castle’, or a habitational name from any of the numerous places called Burg. German: from a short form of the personal name Burkhard (see Burkhart). Dutch: short form of Vanderburg. Dutch: from a short form of the Germanic personal name Burgo. Jewish: variant of Burger. Probably in some cases an altered spelling of Burgh.

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

Similar surnames: Berg, Borg, Bury, Burk, Bur, Buren, Buri, Burt, Burge, Turk

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Burg Family Origin

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Burg Family Occupations

What did your Burg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Burg. 13% of Burg men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Burg women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Burg were Clerk and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housewife
  • Clerk
  • Saleslady

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

Burg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Burg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burg 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Burg. 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 54,000 military records available for the last name Burg. For the veterans among your Burg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burg Life Expectancy

What is the average Burg lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Burg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Burg in 1951 was 42, and 78 in 2004.

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