Burland Family History

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Burland Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Cheshire and East Yorkshire named Burland. The first is named with Old English (ge)bur ‘peasant’ + land ‘land’; the second from Old English b¯re ‘byre’, ‘cow shed’ + land.

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

Similar surnames: Borland, Berland, Norland, Harland, Garland, Buckland, Ueland, Bland

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Burland Family Origin

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Burland Family Occupations

What did your Burland ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Etudiant, Physician and Agent were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burland. A less common occupation for the Burland family was Clerk. The most common Burland occupation in Canada was Etudiant. 15% of Burland's were Etudiants.

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  • Etudiant

  • Physician

  • Agent

  • Clerk


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

Burland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Burland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burland 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Burland. 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 Burland. For the veterans among your Burland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burland Life Expectancy

What is the average Burland lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Burland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Burland in 1958 was 31, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burland 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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