Burt Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from the Old English personal name Byrht, a byform of Be(o)rht ‘bright’. Compare Bert. German: Middle High German burt ‘that which is due or proper’, therefore a nickname for someone who has fulfilled his obligations properly. Jewish (from Poland and Ukraine): variant of Burd.

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

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Burt Family Origin

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Burt Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Burt family was Carpenter. The most common Burt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Burt's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burt.

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Burt Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Burt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Burt in 1943 was 52, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burt

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