Buren Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from a short form of any of the Germanic personal names beginning with the element Boro. Dutch: short form of Van Buren. German (Büren; also Buhren, Bühren): from Old High German bür ‘small house’, ‘chamber’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived ‘near the houses’ or a habitational name from any of various places throughout Germany and in parts of Switzerland named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Burden, Uren, Boden, Duren, Buron, Maren, Bern, Brun, Ouren, Moren

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Buren Family Origin

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Buren Family Occupations

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  • Bailiff (Other Local Tax Offl)

    25%
  • Lab Gas Works

    25%
  • Mason

    25%
  • Mill Sawyer

    25%

In 1881, the most common Buren occupation in the UK was Bailiff (Other Local Tax Offl). 25% of Buren's were Bailiff (Other Local Tax Offl)s. A less common occupation for the Buren family was Mill Sawyer. Bailiff (Other Local Tax Offl), Lab Gas Works and Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buren.

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Buren Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, Buren life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Buren in 1957 was 56, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buren

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