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Buurman Family History

Buurman Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Burman, Buhrman, Thurman, Sturman, Berman, Furman, Brugman, Buckman

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Where is the Buurman family from?

You can see how Buurman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Buurman family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Buurman families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 2 Buurman families living in Wisconsin. This was about 67% of all the recorded Buurman's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Buurman families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Buurman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Buurman ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Buurman ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 207 census records available for the last name Buurman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buurman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 347 immigration records available for the last name Buurman. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 11 military records available for the last name Buurman. For the veterans among your Buurman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Buurman lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2000, in the United States, Buurman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Buurman in 1967 was 79, and 87 in 2000.

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