Burgman Family History

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Burgman Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Burgmann, from Middle High German burc ‘fortified town’, ‘castle’ + man ‘man’, ‘vassal’, a status name for a vassal of the lord of a castle, or a chatelain, or an occupational or status name for a town justice.

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

Similar surnames: Burman, Borgmann, Buxman, Bergman, Berman, Bultman, Buckman, Barkman

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Burgman Family Origin

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Burgman Family Occupations

What did your Burgman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Lodging House Keeper, Marble Mason and Night Watchman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burgman. The most common Burgman occupation in the UK was Lodging House Keeper. 20% of Burgman's were Lodging House Keepers. A less common occupation for the Burgman family was Provision Dealer.

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  • Lodging House Keeper

  • Marble Mason

  • Night Watchman

  • Provision Dealer


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

Burgman Historical Records

What Burgman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Burgman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burgman 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 544 immigration records available for the last name Burgman. 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 616 military records available for the last name Burgman. For the veterans among your Burgman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burgman Life Expectancy

What is the average Burgman lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Burgman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Burgman in 1951 was 36, and 54 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burgman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burgman 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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