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Burner Name Meaning

English (Devon):: variant of Bourner a topographic name for someone who lived by a stream from Middle English burn ‘stream’ + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant. alternatively a variant of Berner .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Berner, Borner, Turner, Burger, Barner, Burney, Budner, Birner

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Where is the Burner family from?

You can see how Burner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Burner family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Burner families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 17 Burner families living in Ontario. This was about 33% of all the recorded Burner's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Burner families in 1911.
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What did your Burner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Burner. 21% of Burner men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Burner women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Burner were Truck Driver and Housewife. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
  • Housekeeper
  • Teacher
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Burner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burner 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Burner. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Burner. For the veterans among your Burner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Burner lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Burner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Burner in 1945 was 33, and 80 in 2004.

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