Burgmeier Family History

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Burgmeier Name Meaning

German: occupational name for the tenant farmer of an estate belonging to a castle or fortified town, from Middle High German burc ‘(fortified) town’, ‘castle’ + meier ‘tenant farmer’ (see Meyer).

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

Similar surnames: Bergmeier, Borgmeyer, Buchmeier, Birchmeier, Berkemeier, Brunmeier

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Burgmeier Family Origin

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Burgmeier Family Occupations

What did your Burgmeier ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Burgmeier. A less common occupation for the Burgmeier family was Rag Picker. The most common Burgmeier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Burgmeier's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Rag Picker


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

Burgmeier Historical Records

What Burgmeier family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 910 census records available for the last name Burgmeier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burgmeier 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 130 immigration records available for the last name Burgmeier. 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 704 military records available for the last name Burgmeier. For the veterans among your Burgmeier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burgmeier Life Expectancy

What is the average Burgmeier lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Burgmeier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Burgmeier in 1966 was 74, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burgmeier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burgmeier 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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