Burlage Family History

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Burlage Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places near Hannover, named Burlage from Middle Low German bur ‘dwelling place’, ‘peasant’, ‘farmer’ + lage ‘open space or field within a forest’.

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


Similar surnames: Barlage, Burbage, Brake, Burland, Burge, Burack, Borland, Hartlage

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Burlage Family Origin

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Burlage Family Occupations

What did your Burlage ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Burlage family was Keeping Hotel. Farmer, Keeping House and Gardner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burlage. The most common Burlage occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Burlage's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    18%
  • Gardner

    9%
  • Keeping Hotel

    9%

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

Burlage Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Burlage. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burlage 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Burlage. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Burlage. For the veterans among your Burlage ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burlage Life Expectancy

What is the average Burlage lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Burlage life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Burlage in 1955 was 28, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burlage

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burlage 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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