Burtner Family History

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Burtner Name Meaning

Americanized form of North German Pörtner or standard German Pförtner ‘gatekeeper’, ‘doorkeeper’ (see Fortner).

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


Similar surnames: Fortner, Gurtner, Bortner, Curtner, Turner, Burgner, Butter, Bushner

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Burtner Family Origin

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Burtner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Retired Farmer

    8%
  • Laborer

    6%

In 1880, the most common Burtner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Burtner's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Retired Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burtner. A less common occupation for the Burtner family was Laborer.

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Burtner Historical Records

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Burtner Life Expectancy

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