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Burpo Family History

Burpo Name Meaning

The form Burpeau is also found and the name may be French in origin but the original form and etymology are unknown. Compare Burpee.

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


Similar surnames: Turco, Buro, Burdo, Berko, Burns, Bury, Burke, Busto, Barto, Buren

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Where is the Burpo family from?

You can see how Burpo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Burpo family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Burpo families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 20 Burpo families living in Alabama. This was about 35% of all the recorded Burpo's in the USA. Alabama had the highest population of Burpo families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Burpo surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Burpo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Laundress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Burpo. 37% of Burpo men worked as a Farmer.

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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
    37%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Farm Laborer
    14%
  • Labor
    14%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laundress
    100%
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What Burpo family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Burpo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burpo 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 73 immigration records available for the last name Burpo. 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 438 military records available for the last name Burpo. For the veterans among your Burpo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Burpo lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Burpo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Burpo in 1957 was 62, and 76 in 2004.

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