Burgen Family History

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Burgen Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Burgin.

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

Similar surnames: Burgan, Burge, Burges, Burgee, Burken, Burgon, Burgher, Burlin

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Burgen Family Origin

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Burgen Family Occupations

What did your Burgen ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Ag Labourer and Beer House Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burgen. The most common Burgen occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Burgen's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Burgen family was Bookbinder.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Ag Labourer

  • Beer House Keeper

  • Bookbinder


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

Burgen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Burgen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burgen 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Burgen. 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 Burgen. For the veterans among your Burgen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burgen Life Expectancy

What is the average Burgen lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Burgen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Burgen in 1955 was 45, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burgen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burgen 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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