Buhrmester Family History

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Buhrmester 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: Burmester, Burmeister, Fuhrmeister, Burmaster, Wehrmeister, Brester

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Buhrmester Family Origin

Where is the Buhrmester family from?

Buhrmester Family Occupations

What did your Buhrmester ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Buhrmester. 32% of Buhrmester men worked as a Farmer and 23% of Buhrmester women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Buhrmester were Agent and Lunch Grvery Keeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    32%
  • Laborer
    6%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Agent
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    23%
  • Clerical
    12%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Lunch Grvery Keeper
    12%

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

Buhrmester Historical Records

What Buhrmester family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 721 census records available for the last name Buhrmester. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buhrmester census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Buhrmester

Passenger List

There are 77 immigration records available for the last name Buhrmester. 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 181 military records available for the last name Buhrmester. For the veterans among your Buhrmester ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Buhrmester Life Expectancy

What is the average Buhrmester lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Buhrmester life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Buhrmester in 1955 was 77, and 94 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buhrmester

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Buhrmester 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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