Bourke Family History

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Bourke Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Burke.

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


Similar surnames: Burke, Burkes, Barke, Borne, Boore, Burken, Burket, Bourne, Nourse

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Bourke Family Origin

Where is the Bourke family from?

Bourke Family Occupations

What did your Bourke ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Cultivateur and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bourke. A less common occupation for the Bourke family was School. The most common Bourke occupation in Canada was Farmer. 14% of Bourke's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Cultivateur

    9%
  • Merchant

    7%
  • School

    7%

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

Bourke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bourke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bourke census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Bourke. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bourke. For the veterans among your Bourke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bourke Life Expectancy

What is the average Bourke lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Bourke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Bourke in 1946 was 39, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bourke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bourke ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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