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Burgon Name Meaning

English (northern of Norman origin): variant of Burgin ; see Burgoyne .

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


Similar surnames: Burgoon, Burdon, Burgen, Burson, Burgan, Burgin, Bardon, Urton

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Where is the Burgon family from?

You can see how Burgon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Burgon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Burgon families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Burgon family living in Indiana. This was about 33% of all the recorded Burgon's in USA. Indiana and 1 other state had the highest population of Burgon families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Burgon surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Burgon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Burgon. 22% of Burgon men worked as a Farmer and 38% of Burgon women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Burgon were Proprietor and Waitress. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Laborer
    22%
  • Truck Driver
    14%
  • Proprietor
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    38%
  • Housewife
    38%
  • Waitress
    25%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Burgon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burgon census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 991 immigration records available for the last name Burgon. 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 Cards

There are 713 military records available for the last name Burgon. For the veterans among your Burgon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Burgon lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2003, in the United States, Burgon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Burgon in 1955 was 55, and 54 in 2003.

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