Burkman Family History

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Burkman Name Meaning

English: variant of Burman. Possibly an altered spelling of German Bergmann or Burgmann (see Bergman and Burgman).

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

Similar surnames: Burman, Berkman, Burgman, Boreman, Bullman, Birman, Furman, Bergman

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Burkman Family Origin

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Burkman Family Occupations

What did your Burkman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Burkman occupation in Canada was Servant. 100% of Burkman's were Servants.

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  • Servant


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

Burkman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Burkman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burkman 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 656 immigration records available for the last name Burkman. 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 Burkman. For the veterans among your Burkman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burkman Life Expectancy

What is the average Burkman lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Burkman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Burkman in 1962 was 85, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burkman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burkman 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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