Burridge Family History

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Burridge Name Meaning

habitational name from any of three places in Devon named Burridge, from Old English burh ‘fort’ (see Burke) + hrycg ‘ridge’. from the Middle English personal name Burrich, Old English Burgric, composed of the elements burh, burg ‘fortress’, ‘stronghold’ + ric ‘power’.

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

Similar surnames: Surridge, Herridge, Bridge, Gutridge, Burritt, Guttridge, Burbridge

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Burridge Family Origin

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Burridge Family Occupations

What did your Burridge ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Clerk, Farmer and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burridge. The most common Burridge occupation in Canada was Clerk. 17% of Burridge's were Clerks. A less common occupation for the Burridge family was Shoemaker.

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  • Clerk

  • Farmer

  • Servant

  • Shoemaker


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Burridge Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 53,000 census records available for the last name Burridge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burridge census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Burridge. 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 Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Burridge. For the veterans among your Burridge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burridge Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Burridge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Burridge in 1957 was 52, and 69 in 2004.

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