Burl Family History

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Burl Name Meaning

Altered spelling of the English occupational name Burle, from Old English byr(e)le ‘cup bearer’, ‘butler’.

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

Similar surnames: Bury, Burr, Burt, Buro, Bull, Burg, Barr, Bare, Bird, Burry

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Burl Family Origin

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Burl Family Occupations

What did your Burl ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Burl family was Carpenter. Agricultural Labourer, Corn Porter (Dock) and Gardener were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burl. The most common Burl occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 13% of Burl's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Corn Porter (Dock)

  • Gardener

  • Carpenter


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

Burl Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Burl Life Expectancy

What is the average Burl lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Burl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Burl in 1955 was 54, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burl 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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