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Burnley Name Meaning

English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): habitational name from Burnley in Lancashire, so named with the Old English river name Brun (from brun ‘brown’ or burna ‘stream’) + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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Burnley Family Origin

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Burnley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Farming

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burnley. A less common occupation for the Burnley family was Farming. The most common Burnley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Burnley's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Burnley | Data not to scale

Burnley Historical Records

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Burnley Life Expectancy

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Famous Burnley Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)

Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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