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Burlington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Bridlington in East Yorkshire. The place name, which was formerly pronounced locally as Burlington, is recorded in Domesday Book as Bretlinton ‘estate (Old English tun) associated with a man called Berhtel’.

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


Similar surnames: Burrington, Billington, Arlington, Darlington, Barrington, Harrington

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Burlington Family Origin

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Burlington Family Occupations

What did your Burlington ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Burlington family was Builder & Decorator Employing 16 Men & 11 Boy. Plasterer, Farmer and Shoe Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burlington. The most common Burlington occupation in the UK was Plasterer. 13% of Burlington's were Plasterers.

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  • Plasterer

    13%
  • Farmer

    9%
  • Shoe Maker

    9%
  • Builder & Decorator Employing 16 Men & 11 Boy

    4%

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Burlington Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Burlington ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Burlington Life Expectancy

What is the average Burlington lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, Burlington life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Burlington in 1947 was 24, and 73 in 2004.

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