Burts Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of German Bur(t)z, from Middle High German borz, barz ‘tree stump’, hence a nickname for a short, stocky man.

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


Similar surnames: Burt, Burtz, Buras, Bunts, Curtis, Buren, Curts, Bores, Buhs, Burns

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Burts Family Origin

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Burts Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Lawyer

    5%
  • Servant

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Lawyer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burts. The most common Burts occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Burts's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Burts family was Servant.

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Burts Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Burts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Burts in 1953 was 37, and 68 in 2004.

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