Burge Name Meaning

English (chiefly Somerset and Dorset): variant of Bridge, Old English brycg, with metathesis of u and r, as exemplified in several place names of this origin in various parts of southern England. German (Bürge): from Middle High German bürge ‘bailsman’, ‘guarantor’. In some cases maybe an altered spelling of Swiss Bürgi (see Burgi).

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


Similar surnames: Bugge, Burg, Burger, Berge, Burdge, Burke, Burgy, Barge, Buege, Bunge

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Burge Family Origin

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Burge Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Fisherman

    19%
  • Seamen

    19%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

In 1881, the most common Burge occupation in Canada was Farmer. 38% of Burge's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Burge family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Fisherman and Seamen were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burge.

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Burge Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Burge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Burge in 1944 was 37, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burge

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