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Burdock Name Meaning

English: unexplained; perhaps from either of two medicinal and edible plants commonly known by this name (Arctium lappa and A. minus). However, the word is not recorded in OED before 1597, rather too late for surname formation.

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


Similar surnames: Turnock, Burlock, Burdick, Bullock, Burdo, Baldock, Brock, Bundick

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Burdock Family Origin

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Burdock Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    50%
  • Joiner

    25%
  • Peddler

    25%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Burdock family was Peddler. Labourer and Joiner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Burdock. The most common Burdock occupation in Canada was Labourer. 50% of Burdock's were Labourers.

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Burdock Life Expectancy

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