Burggraf Family History

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Burggraf Name Meaning

German: occupational or status name for the highest ranking judge of a castle and its adjacent territory or the governor of a town, from Middle High German burc ‘castle’ + grave ‘highest (territorial) judge’, such a person being appointed by the king.

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


Similar surnames: Burgman, Burger, Markgraf, Landgraf, Burrer, Bertram, Burman

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Burggraf Family Origin

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Burggraf Family Occupations

What did your Burggraf ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Burggraf occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Burggraf's were Farmers. Farmer, Painter and Cigar Manf. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burggraf. A less common occupation for the Burggraf family was Grape Grower.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Painter

    22%
  • Cigar Manf.

    11%
  • Grape Grower

    11%

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

Burggraf Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Burggraf Life Expectancy

What is the average Burggraf lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Burggraf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Burggraf in 1949 was 48, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burggraf

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burggraf 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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