Burse Name Meaning

Possibly also an altered spelling of French Bourse, a metonymic occupational name for a maker of purses, Old French bourse (from Late Latin bursa). German (Bürse): variant of Bursch.

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

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Burse Family Origin

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Burse Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    8%

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

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Burse Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Burse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Burse in 1960 was 49, and 67 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burse

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