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Burrus Family History

Burrus Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Burrows. Compare Burris.

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


Similar surnames: Burros, Burruss, Burrous, Barrus, Burris, Burress, Borris, Barkus

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Where is the Burrus family from?

You can see how Burrus families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Burrus family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Burrus families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there was 1 Burrus family living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Burrus's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Burrus families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Burrus surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Burrus ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Burrus. .

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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

  • Labourer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Burrus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burrus 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 867 immigration records available for the last name Burrus. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Burrus. For the veterans among your Burrus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Burrus lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Burrus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Burrus in 1949 was 42, and 72 in 2004.

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