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Burda Name Meaning

Czech, Slovak, and Ukrainian: nickname for a large, loutish fellow, from the vocabulary word burda. Polish and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): nickname for a troublemaker, from Old Polish burda ‘disturbance’, ‘brawl’ (originally meaning ‘burden’, ‘load’).

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


Similar surnames: Buda, Burak, Bunda, Burdo, Bird, Kunda, Korda, Cuda, Burd, Bieda

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Where is the Burda family from?

You can see how Burda families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Burda family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Burda families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 4 Burda families living in Quebec. This was about 36% of all the recorded Burda's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Burda families in 1911.
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What did your Burda ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Burda. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Burda. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Burda. For the veterans among your Burda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Burda lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Burda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Burda in 1956 was 58, and 76 in 2004.

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