Burbank Family History

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Burbank Name Meaning

English: habitational name, perhaps from Burbank House in Dacre, Cumbria, possibly named with Old English burh ‘stronghold’, ‘manor’ + Old Danish banke ‘bank’, ‘ridge’.

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

Similar surnames: Burbage, Burland, Burden, Burton, Burman, Fairbank, Burling, Buren

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Burbank Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Burbank name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Burbank. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • France


  • Sweden


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Burbank Family Origin

Where is the Burbank family from?

Burbank Family Occupations

What did your Burbank ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Burbank family was Drapers Asst. The most common Burbank occupation in the UK was Agr Labr. 9% of Burbank's were Agr Labrs. Agr Labr, Agricultural Labourer and Coalminer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burbank.

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  • Agr Labr

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Coalminer

  • Drapers Asst


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Burbank ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Burbank Historical Records

What Burbank family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 35,000 census records available for the last name Burbank. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burbank 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Burbank. 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 20,000 military records available for the last name Burbank. For the veterans among your Burbank ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burbank Life Expectancy

What is the average Burbank lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Burbank life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Burbank in 1941 was 54, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burbank

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burbank 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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