Burgan Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Burgan Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Burgin.

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

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

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Burgan Family Origin

Where is the Burgan family from?

Burgan Family Occupations

What did your Burgan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burgan. The most common Burgan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Burgan's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Burgan family was Farm Laborer.

View Census data for Burgan | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Burgan Historical Records

What Burgan family records will you find?

Census Record

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.

Search 1940's US census records for Burgan

Passenger List

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.

View all Burgan immigration records

Draft Card

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.

View all Burgan military records

You've only scratched the surface of Burgan family history.

Burgan Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burgan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burgan 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.

Look up another name