Burell Family History

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Burell Name Meaning

Altered spelling of French Burel (see Borel), or of the English cognate Burrell.

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

Similar surnames: Durell, Burrell, Borell, Burel, Durel, Buzzell, Bodell, Sorell

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Burell Family Origin

Where is the Burell family from?

Burell Family Occupations

What did your Burell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Burell occupation in the UK was Ag L. 10% of Burell's were Ag Ls. Ag L, Circular Sawyer and Cl Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burell. A less common occupation for the Burell family was Farmer.

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  • Ag L

  • Circular Sawyer

  • Cl Miner

  • Farmer


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

Burell Historical Records

What Burell family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Burell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burell 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 553 immigration records available for the last name Burell. 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 786 military records available for the last name Burell. For the veterans among your Burell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burell Life Expectancy

What is the average Burell lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Burell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Burell in 1947 was 39, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burell 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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