Burrill Family History

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Burrill Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Burrell.

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

Similar surnames: Murrill, Turrill, Harrill, Borrell, Morrill, Burell, Burchill

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Burrill Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Burrill name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Burrill. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • France


  • Norway


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Burrill Family Origin

Where is the Burrill family from?

Burrill Family Occupations

What did your Burrill ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Burrill family was Fils. The most common Burrill occupation in Canada was Farmer. 32% of Burrill's were Farmers. Farmer, Farmer Son and Farmer Son And Student were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burrill.

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  • Farmer

  • Farmer Son

  • Farmer Son And Student

  • Fils


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Burrill ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Burrill Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Burrill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burrill 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Burrill. 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 Burrill. For the veterans among your Burrill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burrill Life Expectancy

What is the average Burrill lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Burrill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Burrill in 1942 was 48, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burrill 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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