Burman Family History

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Burman Name Meaning

English: status name, from Middle English burghman, borughman (Old English burhmann) ‘inhabitant of a (fortified) town’ (see Burke), especially one holding land or buildings by burgage (see Burgess). Americanized spelling of German Buhrmann (see Buhrman).

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


Similar surnames: Burgman, Berman, Buxman, Furman, Bulman, Burden, Human, Kurman

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Burman Family Origin

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Burman Family Occupations

What did your Burman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Burman family was Painter. Going To School and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Burman. The most common Burman occupation in Canada was Going To School. 63% of Burman's were Going To Schools.

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  • Going To School

    63%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Painter

    13%

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

Burman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Burman Life Expectancy

What is the average Burman lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Burman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Burman in 1944 was 55, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burman 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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