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Burson Name Meaning

English: unexplained; apparently a patronymic, but from an unidentified medieval personal name. It may be a variant of Barson. On the other hand, there appears to be a French connection with the villages of Hardanges and La Chapelle au Riboul, whence bearers of this name are recorded as having emigrated to Canada.

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

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Burson Family Origin

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Burson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    3%
  • Laborer

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burson. The most common Burson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Burson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Burson family was Laborer.

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Burson Life Expectancy

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