Burdon Family History

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Burdon Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Burden. Polish: nickname for a troublemaker (see Burda).

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

Similar surnames: Burdin, Bardon, Burden, Burdo, Cardon, Bordon, Burson, Burgon, Burd

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Burdon Family Origin

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Burdon Family Occupations

What did your Burdon ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Burdon. 49% of Burdon men worked as a Farmer and 45% of Burdon women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Burdon were Salesman and Wife

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Barber
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
  • Clerk
  • Wife

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

Burdon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Burdon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burdon 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Burdon. 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 Burdon. For the veterans among your Burdon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burdon Life Expectancy

What is the average Burdon lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Burdon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Burdon in 1948 was 51, and 61 in 2004.

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