Burtness Family History

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Burtness Name Meaning

Americanized form of Norwegian Bortnes, a habitational name from a farmstead so named, from Old Norse birki ‘birch’ + nes ‘headland’, ‘promontory’.

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


Similar surnames: Barsness, Urness, Furness, Garness, Otness, Burney, Barnes, Harkness

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Burtness Family Origin

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Burtness Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    100%

In 1880, the most common Burtness occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Burtness's were Farmers.

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Burtness Life Expectancy

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