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Burne Family History

Burne Name Meaning

English: variant of Bourne.

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

Similar surnames: Burns, Burn, Borne, Burke, Burney, Burge, Bourne, Busse, Burnet

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Where is the Burne family from?

You can see how Burne families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Burne family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Burne families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 127 Burne families living in Ontario. This was about 50% of all the recorded Burne's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Burne families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Burne surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Burne ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Burne. 43% of Burne men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Burne women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Burne were Teacher and Housekeeper.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Laborer
  • Teacher

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
  • Dressmaker
  • Domestic
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Burne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burne census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Burne. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Burne. For the veterans among your Burne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Burne lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Burne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Burne in 1962 was 84, and 82 in 2003.

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