Burner Family History

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Burner Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a stream, from Middle English burn ‘stream’ + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant.

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

Similar surnames: Berner, Borner, Turner, Burger, Barner, Burney, Budner, Birner

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Burner Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Burner name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Burner. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • France


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Burner Family Origin

Where is the Burner family from?

Burner Family Occupations

What did your Burner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Burner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Burner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Burner family was Farm. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burner.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm


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

Burner Historical Records

What Burner family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Burner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burner 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Burner. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Burner. For the veterans among your Burner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burner Life Expectancy

What is the average Burner lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Burner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Burner in 1945 was 33, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burner 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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