Burnap Family History

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Burnap Name Meaning

English: unexplained. The spelling Burnap is associated chiefly with Kent, while other forms (Burnop, Burnup, etc.) occur predominantly in Northumberland and Durham.

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


Similar surnames: Burnam, Burham, Durnal, Burman, Burgan, Bunce, Bunte, Burnard, Belnap

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Burnap Family Origin

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Burnap Family Occupations

What did your Burnap ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burnap. A less common occupation for the Burnap family was Carpenter. The most common Burnap occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Burnap's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Burnap Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Burnap Life Expectancy

What is the average Burnap lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Burnap life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Burnap in 1958 was 49, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burnap

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burnap 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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