Burright Family History

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Burright Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Burricht, of unexplained origin.

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

Similar surnames: Bright, Rupright, Rubright, Burich, Epright, Ebright, Albright

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Burright Family Origin

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Burright Family Occupations

What did your Burright ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Burright. 26% of Burright men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Burright women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Burright were Baker and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Machinist
  • Baker

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Cook
  • Teacher

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Burright Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Burright. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burright 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 67 immigration records available for the last name Burright. 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 289 military records available for the last name Burright. For the veterans among your Burright ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burright Life Expectancy

What is the average Burright lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Burright life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Burright in 1955 was 50, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burright

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burright ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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