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Burroughs Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Burrows.

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


Similar surnames: Burrough, Boroughs, Burrous, Burrowes, Burrus, Burros, Burruss

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Burroughs Family Origin

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Burroughs Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burroughs. The most common Burroughs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Burroughs's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Burroughs family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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Burroughs Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Burroughs ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Burroughs Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, Burroughs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Burroughs in 1942 was 38, and 73 in 2004.

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