Burdell Family History

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Burdell Name Meaning

English: origin uncertain; perhaps a variant of Beardall or Bardwell.

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

Similar surnames: Bardell, Brodell, Bodell, Purcell, Burden, Durnell, Turrell, Borell

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Burdell Family Origin

Where is the Burdell family from?

Burdell Family Occupations

What did your Burdell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Burdell occupation in the UK was Bricklayer. 36% of Burdell's were Bricklayers. Bricklayer, Ag Lab & Shepherd and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burdell. A less common occupation for the Burdell family was Boot Maker.

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  • Bricklayer

  • Ag Lab & Shepherd

  • Baker

  • Boot Maker


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

Burdell Historical Records

What Burdell family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Burdell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burdell 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 502 immigration records available for the last name Burdell. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Burdell. For the veterans among your Burdell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burdell Life Expectancy

What is the average Burdell lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Burdell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Burdell in 1960 was 61, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burdell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burdell 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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