Burgo Family History

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Burgo Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from any of the many places in Spain called Burgo, from Spanish burgo ‘fortified place’, ‘hamlet’. Italian: topographic name from borgo ‘tower’, ‘fortified town’.

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

Similar surnames: Borgo, Burgio, Burg, Murgo, Burgh, Burgy, Burgos, Busto, Bergo, Urgo

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Burgo Family Origin

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Burgo Family Occupations

What did your Burgo ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Burgo occupation in the USA was Pile Driver. 25% of Burgo's were Pile Drivers. Pile Driver, Clerk and Clerk In Grocery were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burgo. A less common occupation for the Burgo family was Farming.

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  • Pile Driver

  • Clerk

  • Clerk In Grocery

  • Farming


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

Burgo Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Burgo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burgo 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Burgo. 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 596 military records available for the last name Burgo. For the veterans among your Burgo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burgo Life Expectancy

What is the average Burgo lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Burgo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Burgo in 1942 was 34, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burgo

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burgo 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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