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Burski Family History

Burski Name Meaning

Polish: habitational name for someone from a place called Bursz, in Ciechanów voivodeship, or Bursy.

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


Similar surnames: Borski, Turski, Tyburski, Bilski, Bukoski, Bruski, Dulski, Gorski

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Where is the Burski family from?

You can see how Burski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Burski family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Burski families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 8 Burski families living in Alberta. This was 100% of all the recorded Burski's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Burski families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Burski surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Burski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Burski. 47% of Burski men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Burski women worked as a Nurse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Burski were Farm Laborer and Stamper. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    47%
  • Farmer
    24%
  • Sawyer
    16%
  • Farm Laborer
    16%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Nurse
    50%
  • Stamper
    50%
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What Burski family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 623 census records available for the last name Burski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burski 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 224 immigration records available for the last name Burski. 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 444 military records available for the last name Burski. For the veterans among your Burski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Burski lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Burski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Burski in 1962 was 58, and 90 in 2004.

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