Burlison Family History

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Burlison Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Burleson.

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

Similar surnames: Burlin, Brison, Benison, Burson, Burnison, Bilson, Rulison, Bullion

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Burlison Family Origin

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Burlison Family Occupations

What did your Burlison ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Burlison family was Assurance Agent. The most common Burlison occupation in the UK was Joiner. 10% of Burlison's were Joiners. Joiner, Painter and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burlison.

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  • Joiner

  • Painter

  • Annuitant

  • Assurance Agent


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

Burlison Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Burlison. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burlison 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 324 immigration records available for the last name Burlison. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Burlison. For the veterans among your Burlison ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burlison Life Expectancy

What is the average Burlison lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Burlison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Burlison in 1954 was 33, and 65 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burlison 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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