Burian Family History

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Burian Name Meaning

Czech, Slovak, and Polish: from Burian, an Old Slavic personal name of uncertain origin. North German: variant of Burhans, formed with Jan (John) in place of Hans.

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

Similar surnames: Burich, Brian, Furman, Gurian, Urban, Burman, Burden, Duran, Bunin

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Burian Family Origin

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Burian Family Occupations

What did your Burian ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Backer, Bartender and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burian. A less common occupation for the Burian family was Machinist. The most common Burian occupation in the USA was Backer. 17% of Burian's were Backers.

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  • Backer

  • Bartender

  • Butcher

  • Machinist


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

Burian Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Burian. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burian 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 Burian. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Burian. For the veterans among your Burian ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burian Life Expectancy

What is the average Burian lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Burian life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Burian in 1948 was 51, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burian

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burian 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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