Burdock Family History

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Burdock Name Meaning

English: unexplained; perhaps from either of two medicinal and edible plants commonly known by this name (Arctium lappa and A. minus). However, the word is not recorded in OED before 1597, rather too late for surname formation.

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

Similar surnames: Turnock, Burlock, Burdick, Bullock, Burdo, Baldock, Brock, Bundick

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Burdock Family Origin

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Burdock Family Occupations

What did your Burdock ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Burdock. 3% of Burdock men worked as a Builders Labourer and 59% of Burdock women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Burdock were Ammcil Attendant Agins Foreman Mepritry and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Labourer
  • Gardener
  • Agric Labourer Heavy Wor
  • Ammcil Attendant Agins Foreman Mepritry

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife

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

Burdock Historical Records

What Burdock family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Burdock. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burdock 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 519 immigration records available for the last name Burdock. 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 583 military records available for the last name Burdock. For the veterans among your Burdock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burdock Life Expectancy

What is the average Burdock lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2003, in the United States, Burdock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Burdock in 1958 was 56, and 80 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burdock

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burdock 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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