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Burgeson Name Meaning

Perhaps an Americanized spelling of a Scandinavian patronymic from the Old Norse personal name Byrgir, Birgir, for example Bergesen, Børgesen, Byrgesen.

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


Similar surnames: Borgeson, Borreson, Burleson, Burnison, Burson, Bergerson, Margeson

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Burgeson Family Origin

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Burgeson Family Occupations

What did your Burgeson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Burgeson family was Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burgeson. The most common Burgeson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Burgeson's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    62%
  • Farming

    15%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%

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

Burgeson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Burgeson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burgeson 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Burgeson. 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 Burgeson. For the veterans among your Burgeson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burgeson Life Expectancy

What is the average Burgeson lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Burgeson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Burgeson in 1957 was 41, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burgeson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burgeson 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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