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Buro Family History

Buro Name Meaning

Italian (especially Campania and Apulia): possibly from a Germanic personal name, Buro. Possibly an altered spelling of French Bureau (see Burel).

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

Similar surnames: Burg, Bero, Turo, Burdo, Bro, Bury, Bur, Burl, Puro, Buron

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Where is the Buro family from?

You can see how Buro families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Buro family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Buro families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Buro family living in Vermont. This was 100% of all the recorded Buro's in the USA. Vermont had the highest population of Buro families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Buro surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Buro ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Buro. 29% of Buro men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Buro women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Buro were Printer and Factory Worker.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Farming
  • Printer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
  • Clerk
  • Factory Worker
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Buro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buro census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 664 immigration records available for the last name Buro. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Buro. For the veterans among your Buro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Buro lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Buro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Buro in 1959 was 56, and 78 in 2004.

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