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Burri Family History

Burri Name Meaning

Swiss German: from a pet form of the personal name Burkhard (see Burkhart).

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


Similar surnames: Buri, Burgi, Burki, Burgin, Burry, Burdi, Burris, Burr, Buren, Turi

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Where is the Burri family from?

You can see how Burri families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Burri family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Burri families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Burri family living in Quebec. This was 100% of all the recorded Burri's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Burri families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Burri surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Burri ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Burri. 44% of Burri men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Burri women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Burri were Mechanic and Laborer.

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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
    44%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Clerk
    13%
  • Mechanic
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    60%
  • Laborer
    40%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Burri. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burri 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 912 immigration records available for the last name Burri. 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 678 military records available for the last name Burri. For the veterans among your Burri ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Burri lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Burri life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Burri in 1964 was 67, and 84 in 2004.

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