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Burlington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Bridlington in East Yorkshire. The place name, which was formerly pronounced locally as Burlington, is recorded in Domesday Book as Bretlinton ‘estate (Old English tun) associated with a man called Berhtel’.

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


Similar surnames: Burrington, Billington, Arlington, Darlington, Barrington, Harrington

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Burlington Family Origin

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Burlington Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Burlington occupation in Canada was Lighthouse Keeper. 100% of Burlington's were Lighthouse Keepers.

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  • Lighthouse Keeper

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Burlington Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Burlington. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burlington 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 Burlington. 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 Burlington. For the veterans among your Burlington ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burlington Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Burlington life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Burlington in 1947 was 24, and 73 in 2004.

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