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Burhans Name Meaning

German: from Middle Low German bur ‘farmer’, ‘peasant’ + the personal name Hans, a short form of Johannes (see John), hence ‘farmer John’. See also Burian.

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

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Burhans Family Origin

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Burhans Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Coal Dealer

    2%
  • Farm Laborer

    2%

In 1880, the most common Burhans occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Burhans's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Burhans family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Carpenter and Coal Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burhans.

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Burhans Life Expectancy

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