Burlingham Family History

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Burlingham Name Meaning

English (East Anglia): habitational name from Burlingham in Norfolk ‘homestead (Old English ham) of Bærla’s or Byrla’s people’, or from Birlingham in Worcestershire ‘enclosure (Old English hamm) of Byrla’s people’.

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

Similar surnames: Billingham, Bellingham, Buckingham, Birmingham, Ellingham, Gillingham

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Burlingham Family Origin

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Burlingham Family Occupations

What did your Burlingham ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Burlingham family was Agricultural Labourer. Agri Labourer, Farm Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burlingham. The most common Burlingham occupation in the UK was Agri Labourer. 11% of Burlingham's were Agri Labourers.

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  • Agri Labourer

  • Farm Labourer

  • Annuitant

  • Agricultural Labourer


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

Burlingham Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Burlingham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burlingham 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 Burlingham. 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 Burlingham. For the veterans among your Burlingham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burlingham Life Expectancy

What is the average Burlingham lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Burlingham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Burlingham in 1962 was 55, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burlingham

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