Burgin Family History

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Burgin Name Meaning

English: regional name for someone from Burgundy, Old French Bourgogne (see Burgoyne). Swiss German (Bürgin): from a pet form of the personal name Burkhard (see Burkhart).

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

Similar surnames: Burgi, Burlin, Bardin, Buri, Burg, Burki, Budin, Turin, Bergin

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Burgin Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Burgin name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Burgin. 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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Burgin Family Origin

Where is the Burgin family from?

Burgin Family Occupations

What did your Burgin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Coal Miner, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burgin. The most common Burgin occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 16% of Burgin's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Burgin family was Table Blade Grinder.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Table Blade Grinder


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

Burgin Historical Records

What Burgin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 48,000 census records available for the last name Burgin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burgin 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Burgin. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Burgin. For the veterans among your Burgin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burgin Life Expectancy

What is the average Burgin lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Burgin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Burgin in 1945 was 40, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burgin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burgin 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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