Burl Name Meaning

Altered spelling of the English occupational name Burle, from Old English byr(e)le ‘cup bearer’, ‘butler’.

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


Similar surnames: Bury, Burr, Burt, Buro, Bull, Burg, Barr, Bare, Bird, Burry

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Burl Family Origin

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Burl Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    26%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Farm Laborer

    12%
  • Farming

    6%

In 1880, the most common Burl occupation in the USA was Laborer. 26% of Burl's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Burl family was Farming. Laborer, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burl.

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Burl Historical Records

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Burl Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Burl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Burl in 1955 was 54, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burl

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