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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


Similar surnames: Bulson, Burston, Buron, Burton, Berson, Bason, Baron, Hudson, Merson

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Burson Family Origin

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Burson Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Burson family was Laborer. 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.

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    3%
  • Laborer

    3%

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Burson Historical Records

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Burson Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, Burson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Burson in 1943 was 50, and 74 in 2004.

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