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Burnette Name Meaning

descriptive nickname from Old French burnete ‘brown’ (see Burnett). possibly also a reduced form of Buronet, from a diminutive of Old French buron ‘hut’, ‘shack’.

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


Similar surnames: Burnett, Barrett, Durette, Barnette, Surette, Burdett, Frenette

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Burnette Family Origin

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Burnette Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Shantyman

    13%
  • Not Given

    9%
  • Son

    9%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Burnette family was Son. Farmer, Shantyman and Not Given were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burnette. The most common Burnette occupation in Canada was Farmer. 48% of Burnette's were Farmers.

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Burnette Historical Records

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Burnette Life Expectancy

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