Burmeister Family History

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Burmeister Name Meaning

North German: status name for the mayor or chief magistrate of a town, from Middle Low German bur ‘inhabitant, dweller’, ‘neighbor’, ‘peasant’, ‘citizen’ + mester ‘master’.

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


Similar surnames: Hameister, Fuhrmeister, Baumeister, Burmester, Meister, Wehrmeister

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Burmeister Family Origin

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Burmeister Family Occupations

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  • Framer & Shoemaker

    33%
  • Grinder

    33%
  • Miner

    33%

In 1881, Framer & Shoemaker and Grinder were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Burmeister. A less common occupation for the Burmeister family was Miner. The most common Burmeister occupation in Canada was Framer & Shoemaker. 33% of Burmeister's were Framer & Shoemakers.

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Burmeister Historical Records

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Burmeister Life Expectancy

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