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Burress Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Burrows. Compare Burriss. Probably also an Americanized spelling of German Börries (see Burres).

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

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Burress Family Origin

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Burress Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burress. A less common occupation for the Burress family was Farm Laborer. The most common Burress occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Burress's were Farmers.

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Burress Life Expectancy

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