Burnworth Family History

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Burnworth Name Meaning

English: probably a habitational name from Burnworthy in Devon, which is named with the Old English personal name Beorna + Old English worð or worðig ‘enclosure’; the interchange between worth and worthy is common in Middle English names in the southwest. The surname has died out in the British Isles.

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

Similar surnames: Bosworth, Cudworth, Farnworth, Worth, Unsworth, Bedsworth, Brinkworth

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Burnworth Family Origin

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Burnworth Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Burnworth occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Burnworth's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Burnworth family was Grocery Keeper. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burnworth.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Grocery Keeper


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Burnworth Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Burnworth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burnworth 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 93 immigration records available for the last name Burnworth. 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 Burnworth. For the veterans among your Burnworth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burnworth Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Burnworth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Burnworth in 1956 was 60, and 81 in 2004.

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