Bursey Family History

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Bursey Name Meaning

(of Norman origin) habitational name from Burcy in Calvados, France. from the Old English personal name Beorhtsige.

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

Similar surnames: Burney, Bussey, Hursey, Bursley, Turney, Burley, Burden, Hussey

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Bursey Family Origin

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Bursey Family Occupations

What did your Bursey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bursey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Bursey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bursey family was F. Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Brick Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bursey.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Brick Mason

  • F. Laborer


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Bursey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Bursey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bursey 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bursey. 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 763 military records available for the last name Bursey. For the veterans among your Bursey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bursey Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Bursey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Bursey in 1947 was 41, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bursey ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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