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Mcburney Family History

Mcburney Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Biorna ‘son of Biorna’, Gaelic form of the Old Norse personal name Bjarni ‘bear’.

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


Similar surnames: Burney, Mccarney, Mclarney, Mccurley, Mcsorley, Mccartney, Mcbrien

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Where is the Mcburney family from?

You can see how Mcburney families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcburney family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcburney families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 14 Mcburney families living in Quebec. This was about 29% of all the recorded Mcburney's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Mcburney families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mcburney surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mcburney ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mcburney. 53% of Mcburney men worked as a Farmer.

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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

  • Farmer
    53%
  • Labourer
    14%
  • Carpenter
    5%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
    100%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcburney. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Mcburney. For the veterans among your Mcburney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcburney lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Mcburney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Mcburney in 1944 was 23, and 73 in 2004.

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