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Burnett Name Meaning

Scottish and English: descriptive nickname from Old French burnete, a diminutive of brun ‘brown’ (see Brown).

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

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Burnett Family Origin

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Burnett Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Source: Census data for Burnett | Data not to scale

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Burnett Life Expectancy

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