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Burgett Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a castle or city gate, Middle English burgate, or a habitational name from a place named Burgate, from Old English burh-geat with the same meaning, examples of which are found in Hampshire, Suffolk, and Surrey.

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


Similar surnames: Burkett, Burger, Birkett, Burritt, Barnett, Burdett, Barrett, Barlett

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Burgett Family Origin

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Burgett Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burgett. The most common Burgett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Burgett's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Burgett family was Keeping House.

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Burgett Historical Records

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Burgett Life Expectancy

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