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Bourne Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived beside a stream, Old English burna, burne ‘spring’, ‘stream’, or a habitational name from a place named with this word, for example Bourn in Cambridgeshire or Bourne in Lincolnshire. This word was replaced as the general word for a stream in southern dialects by Old English broc (see Brook) and came to be restricted in meaning to a stream flowing only intermittently, especially in winter.

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


Similar surnames: Bourns, Borne, Burns, Borner, Burke, Boone, Bouie, Baune, Boerner

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Bourne Family Origin

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Bourne Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Annuitant

    2%

In 1881, Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bourne. A less common occupation for the Bourne family was Annuitant. The most common Bourne occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Bourne's were Farmers.

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Bourne Life Expectancy

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