Burhop Family History

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Burhop Name Meaning

North German: topographic name from Middle Low German bur ‘farmer’, ‘peasant’ + hop, ‘pile’, or, as a suffix in place names, ‘gathering’, ‘assembly’. The term hop is a common element in place names of the northwestern coastal area of Germany, for example Hope, Hoopen, Hoople.

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


Similar surnames: Buche, Burich, Burton, Burgo, Burham, Buron, Burry, Bishop, Burdo

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Burhop Family Origin

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Burhop Family Occupations

What did your Burhop ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Burhop. 22% of Burhop men worked as a Salesman and 25% of Burhop women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Burhop were Farmer and Retired

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    22%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Farming
    14%
  • Farmer
    14%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    25%
  • Clerk
    25%
  • Maid
    17%
  • Retired
    17%

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

Burhop Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Burhop. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burhop 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 326 immigration records available for the last name Burhop. 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 272 military records available for the last name Burhop. For the veterans among your Burhop ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burhop Life Expectancy

What is the average Burhop lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Burhop life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Burhop in 1963 was 70, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burhop

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burhop 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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