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Burgan Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): variant of Burgin .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Burgen, Bergan, Burman, Burgon, Burges, Burkman, Burnam, Furman

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Where is the Burgan family from?

You can see how Burgan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Burgan family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Burgan families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 10 Burgan families living in Maryland. This was about 24% of all the recorded Burgan's in USA. Maryland had the highest population of Burgan families in 1840.
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What did your Burgan ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Burgan. 21% of Burgan men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Burgan women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Burgan were Salesman and Stenographer. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Miner
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Seamstress
  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Burgan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burgan 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Burgan. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Burgan. For the veterans among your Burgan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Burgan lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Burgan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Burgan in 1948 was 75, and 75 in 2004.

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