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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 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burhop. A less common occupation for the Burhop family was School Teacher. The most common Burhop occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Burhop's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Blacksmith

    10%
  • Cabinet Maker

    10%
  • School Teacher

    10%

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

Burhop Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 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 642 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 1,000 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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