Burgus Family History

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Burgus Name Meaning

German: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Buus, Burger, Burget, Burgin, Burgi, Burris, Argus, Bogus, Brous

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Burgus Family Origin

Where is the Burgus family from?

Burgus Family Occupations

What did your Burgus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Burgus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Burgus's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Burgus family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burgus.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Farming


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

Burgus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Burgus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burgus 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 250 immigration records available for the last name Burgus. 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 398 military records available for the last name Burgus. For the veterans among your Burgus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burgus Life Expectancy

What is the average Burgus lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Burgus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Burgus in 1955 was 30, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burgus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burgus 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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