Burdette Family History

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Burdette Name Meaning

French: variant spelling of Burdett.

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

Similar surnames: Burditt, Surette, Barnette, Barrette, Bissette, Burdett, Burnette

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Burdette Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Burdette name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Burdette. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • France


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Burdette Family Origin

Where is the Burdette family from?

Burdette Family Occupations

What did your Burdette ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Burdette family was Iron Finisher. The most common Burdette occupation in Canada was Blacksmith. 14% of Burdette's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, Blockmaker and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burdette.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Blockmaker

  • Farmer

  • Iron Finisher


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

Burdette Historical Records

What Burdette family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Burdette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burdette 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Burdette. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Burdette. For the veterans among your Burdette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burdette Life Expectancy

What is the average Burdette lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Burdette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Burdette in 1945 was 38, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burdette

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burdette 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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