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Bourns Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a stream or streams, from the Middle English nominative plural or genitive singular of burne (see Bourne).

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


Similar surnames: Burns, Bourne, Bouras, Bourn, Bourg, Sours, Bour, Bowns, Bowens, Burn

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Bourns Family Origin

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Bourns Family Occupations

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  • Capn.35 Ton Barge Man

    10%
  • Engine Driver Colliery

    10%
  • From...

    10%
  • Iron Dresser In Foundry

    10%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bourns family was Iron Dresser In Foundry. Capn.35 Ton Barge Man, Engine Driver Colliery and From... were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bourns. The most common Bourns occupation in the UK was Capn.35 Ton Barge Man. 10% of Bourns's were Capn.35 Ton Barge Mans.

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Bourns Historical Records

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Bourns Life Expectancy

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