Burket Family History

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Burket Name Meaning

Variant of English Burkett and German Burkhart.

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

Similar surnames: Burkett, Burke, Burkert, Burkart, Burkes, Burkey, Burkel, Burken

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Burket Family Origin

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Burket Family Occupations

What did your Burket ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Burket family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burket. The most common Burket occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Burket's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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Burket Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Burket. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burket 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 619 immigration records available for the last name Burket. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Burket. For the veterans among your Burket ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burket Life Expectancy

What is the average Burket lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Burket life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Burket in 1947 was 24, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burket 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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