Burbridge Family History

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Burbridge Name Meaning

English: perhaps a variant of Burbage, altered by folk etymology, or possibly a habitational name from a lost place so named.

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

Similar surnames: Burridge, Surridge, Burbidge, Herridge, Buckridge, Corbridge

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Burbridge Family Origin

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Burbridge Family Occupations

What did your Burbridge ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Burbridge family was Dressmaker. Farmer, Student and Carriage Builder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burbridge. The most common Burbridge occupation in Canada was Farmer. 27% of Burbridge's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Student

  • Carriage Builder

  • Dressmaker


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

Burbridge Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Burbridge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burbridge 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Burbridge. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Burbridge. For the veterans among your Burbridge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burbridge Life Expectancy

What is the average Burbridge lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Burbridge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Burbridge in 1947 was 37, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burbridge

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burbridge 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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