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Burmeister Name Meaning

North German: status name for the mayor or chief magistrate of a town, from Middle Low German bur ‘inhabitant, dweller’, ‘neighbor’, ‘peasant’, ‘citizen’ + mester ‘master’.

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

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Burmeister Family Origin

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Burmeister Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burmeister. A less common occupation for the Burmeister family was Blacksmith. The most common Burmeister occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Burmeister's were Farmers.

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Burmeister Historical Records

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Burmeister Life Expectancy

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