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Burgener Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from Burgheim near Breisach. The form of the surname reflects the local pronunciation of the place name.

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

Similar surnames: Burgner, Bergener, Burger, Turner, Buren, Borger, Surgener, Berner

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Where is the Burgener family from?

You can see how Burgener families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Burgener family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Burgener families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Burgener families living in Ontario. This was about 67% of all the recorded Burgener's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Burgener families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Burgener surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Burgener ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Burgener. .

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

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Burgener. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burgener census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 392 immigration records available for the last name Burgener. 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 Cards

There are 763 military records available for the last name Burgener. For the veterans among your Burgener ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Burgener lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Burgener life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Burgener in 1958 was 47, and 71 in 2004.

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