Burritt Family History

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Burritt Name Meaning

from the Middle English personal name Burret, Old English Burgr?d, composed of the elements burh, burg ‘fortress’, ‘stronghold’ + r?d ‘counsel’. possibly a nickname for someone with thick and disheveled hair, from Old French b(o)ure ‘coarse woolen cloth’ + Middle English heved ‘head’.

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


Similar surnames: Burkett, Barrett, Merritt, Britt, Burgett, Parfitt, Burdett, Bratt

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Burritt Family Origin

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Burritt Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Going To School

    13%
  • School Teacher

    10%
  • Merchant

    8%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Burritt family was Merchant. The most common Burritt occupation in Canada was Farmer. 26% of Burritt's were Farmers. Farmer, Going To School and School Teacher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burritt.

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Burritt Life Expectancy

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