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Burnell Name Meaning

English: from a metathesized diminutive of Middle English brun ‘brown’ (see Brown).

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


Similar surnames: Burrell, Brunell, Burnett, Carnell, Bursell, Burwell, Bunnell

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Burnell Family Origin

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Burnell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Son

    12%
  • Baliff

    6%
  • Clerk

    6%

In 1881, Farmer, Son and Baliff were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burnell. A less common occupation for the Burnell family was Clerk. The most common Burnell occupation in Canada was Farmer. 41% of Burnell's were Farmers.

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Burnell Historical Records

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Burnell Life Expectancy

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