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Burlin Name Meaning

English: variant of Burling . Americanized form of Jewish (Ashkenazic) and German Berlin .

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


Similar surnames: Burdin, Burgin, Burling, Curlin, Bruin, Burden, Curling, Burman

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Where is the Burlin family from?

You can see how Burlin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Burlin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Burlin families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 6 Burlin families living in New York. This was about 33% of all the recorded Burlin's in USA. New York had the highest population of Burlin families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Burlin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Burlin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Burlin. 44% of Burlin men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Burlin women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Burlin were Inspector and Nurse. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    44%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Carpenter
    9%
  • Inspector
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    43%
  • Housewife
    29%
  • Nurse
    29%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Burlin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burlin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 817 immigration records available for the last name Burlin. 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 Cards

There are 627 military records available for the last name Burlin. For the veterans among your Burlin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Burlin lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Burlin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Burlin in 1961 was 47, and 77 in 2004.

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