Burmaster Family History

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Burmaster Name Meaning

Partly Americanized form of German Burmeister.

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

Similar surnames: Burmester, Bowermaster, Bowmaster, Lowmaster, Master, Lamaster

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Burmaster Family Origin

Where is the Burmaster family from?

Burmaster Family Occupations

What did your Burmaster ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Burmaster family was Book Keeper. The most common Burmaster occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Burmaster's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and ... Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burmaster.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • ... Maker

  • Book Keeper


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

Burmaster Historical Records

What Burmaster family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Burmaster. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burmaster 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 997 immigration records available for the last name Burmaster. 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 512 military records available for the last name Burmaster. For the veterans among your Burmaster ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burmaster Life Expectancy

What is the average Burmaster lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Burmaster life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Burmaster in 1954 was 48, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burmaster

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burmaster 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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