Burt Family History

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Burt Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from the Old English personal name Byrht, a byform of Be(o)rht ‘bright’. Compare Bert. German: Middle High German burt ‘that which is due or proper’, therefore a nickname for someone who has fulfilled his obligations properly. Jewish (from Poland and Ukraine): variant of Burd.

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

Similar surnames: Butt, Bury, Bart, Burg, Hurt, Burr, Bunt, Burd, Birt, Burk

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Burt Family Origin

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Burt Family Occupations

What did your Burt ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Burt. 28% of Burt men worked as a Farmer and 26% of Burt women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Burt were Clerk and Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Engineer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
  • Nurse
  • Teacher
  • Operator

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Burt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 302,000 census records available for the last name Burt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burt 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 30,000 immigration records available for the last name Burt. 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 46,000 military records available for the last name Burt. For the veterans among your Burt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burt Life Expectancy

What is the average Burt lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Burt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Burt in 1943 was 52, and 77 in 2004.

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