Burres Family History

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Burres Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Börries or Borres, short forms of the personal name Liborius, the name of the patron saint of Paderborn.

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

Similar surnames: Berres, Burress, Bores, Borries, Buresh, Buren, Burke, Burrier

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Burres Family Origin

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Burres Family Occupations

What did your Burres ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer


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Burres Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Burres. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burres 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 325 immigration records available for the last name Burres. 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 857 military records available for the last name Burres. For the veterans among your Burres ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burres Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Burres life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Burres in 1944 was 50, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burres 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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