Burnison Family History

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Burnison Name Meaning

English: probably a patronymic from Old Norse Bjarni (see Burney 2).

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


Similar surnames: Burgeson, Hardison, Burson, Benson, Burlison, Borreson, Burleson

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Burnison Family Origin

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Burnison Family Occupations

What did your Burnison ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Burnison occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Burnison's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Burnison family was Keeps House. Farmer, Carpenter and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burnison.

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Keeps House

    4%

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

Burnison Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Burnison. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burnison 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Burnison. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Burnison. For the veterans among your Burnison ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burnison Life Expectancy

What is the average Burnison lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Burnison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Burnison in 1950 was 51, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burnison

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burnison 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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