Buhrig Family History

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Buhrig Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Uhrig, Bahri, Burg, Rehrig, Buri, Buhrow, Buehring, Burris, Durig

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Buhrig Family Origin

Where is the Buhrig family from?

Buhrig Family Occupations

What did your Buhrig ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Truck Driver and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Buhrig. 17% of Buhrig men worked as a Truck Driver and 34% of Buhrig women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Buhrig were Farmer and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Truck Driver
    17%
  • Chemist
    9%
  • Common Laborer
    9%
  • Farmer
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    34%
  • Poultry Dresser
    34%
  • Teacher
    34%

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

Buhrig Historical Records

What Buhrig family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 203 census records available for the last name Buhrig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buhrig 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 180 immigration records available for the last name Buhrig. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 192 military records available for the last name Buhrig. For the veterans among your Buhrig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Buhrig Life Expectancy

What is the average Buhrig lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2001, in the United States, Buhrig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Buhrig in 1963 was 71, and 76 in 2001.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buhrig

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Buhrig ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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