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Burlin Name Meaning

English: possibly, as Reaney proposes, an ethnic name for someone from Burgundy, France, from a variant Old French bouguignon ‘Burgundian’, but more probably a variant of the more frequent English surname Burling. Altered spelling of Berlin.

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


Similar surnames: Burdin, Burgin, Burling, Curlin, Bruin, Burden, Curling, Burman

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Burlin Family Origin

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Burlin Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeps House and Stone Cutter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burlin. A less common occupation for the Burlin family was Blacksmith. The most common Burlin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Burlin's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeps House

    8%
  • Stone Cutter

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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Burlin Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Burlin. 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 Burlin. For the veterans among your Burlin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burlin Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Burlin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Burlin in 1961 was 47, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burlin 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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