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Burrows Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a hill or tumulus, Old English beorg, a cognate of Old High German berg ‘hill’, ‘mountain’ (see Berg). This name has become confused with derivatives of Old English burh ‘fort’ (see Burke). Reaney suggests a further derivation from Old English bur ‘bower’ + hus ‘house’.

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

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Burrows Family Origin

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Burrows Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burrows. A less common occupation for the Burrows family was Carpenter. The most common Burrows occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Burrows's were Farmers.

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