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 1881, Farmer, Farmer Son and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burdon. The most common Burdon occupation in Canada was Farmer. 31% of Burdon's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Burdon family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Farmer Son

    19%
  • Labourer

    13%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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

Burdon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 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 642 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burdon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burdon 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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