Burritt Family History

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Burritt Name Meaning

from the Middle English personal name Burret, Old English Burgr?d, composed of the elements burh, burg ‘fortress’, ‘stronghold’ + r?d ‘counsel’. possibly a nickname for someone with thick and disheveled hair, from Old French b(o)ure ‘coarse woolen cloth’ + Middle English heved ‘head’.

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


Similar surnames: Burkett, Barrett, Merritt, Britt, Burgett, Parfitt, Burdett, Bratt

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Burritt Family Origin

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Burritt Family Occupations

What did your Burritt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Burritt family was Carpenter. The most common Burritt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Burritt's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burritt.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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Burritt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Burritt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burritt 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Burritt. 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 Burritt. For the veterans among your Burritt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burritt Life Expectancy

What is the average Burritt lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Burritt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Burritt in 1963 was 72, and 78 in 2004.

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