Burgan Family History

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Burgan Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Burgin.

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

Similar surnames: Burgen, Bergan, Burman, Burgon, Burges, Burkman, Burnam, Furman

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Burgan Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Burgan name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Burgan. 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


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Burgan Family Origin

Where is the Burgan family from?

Burgan Family Occupations

What did your Burgan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Burgan family was Bank Manager. File Cutter, Coal Miner and (Widow Of Tin Mine Laborer) () were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burgan. The most common Burgan occupation in the UK was File Cutter. 18% of Burgan's were File Cutters.

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  • File Cutter

  • Coal Miner

  • (Widow Of Tin Mine Laborer) ()

  • Bank Manager


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

Burgan Historical Records

What Burgan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Burgan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burgan 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Burgan. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Burgan. For the veterans among your Burgan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burgan Life Expectancy

What is the average Burgan lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Burgan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Burgan in 1948 was 75, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burgan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burgan 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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