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Burrow Family History

Burrow Name Meaning

English: variant of Burrows.

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


Similar surnames: Burros, Burrowes, Burris, Burrus, Burrous, Burgon, Murrow, Burrows

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Where is the Burrow family from?

You can see how Burrow families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Burrow family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Burrow families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 42 Burrow families living in Ontario. This was about 42% of all the recorded Burrow's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Burrow families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Burrow surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Burrow ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Mill Hand and Income were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Burrow. 12% of Burrow men worked as a Mill Hand and 50% of Burrow women worked as an Income. Some less common occupations for Americans named Burrow were Sawyer and Teacher.

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Mill Hand
    12%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Student
    12%
  • Sawyer
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Income
    50%
  • Teacher
    50%
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Census Records

There are 66,000 census records available for the last name Burrow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burrow 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Burrow. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Burrow. For the veterans among your Burrow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Burrow lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Burrow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Burrow in 1944 was 20, and 76 in 2004.

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