Burnet Family History

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Burnet Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Burnett. French: variant spelling of Burnette.

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


Similar surnames: Barnet, Burnett, Burnes, Berney, Birney, Burel, Burnette, Bennet

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Burnet Family Origin

Where is the Burnet family from?

Burnet Family Occupations

What did your Burnet ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Burnet occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Burnet's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burnet. A less common occupation for the Burnet family was Coal Miner.

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  • Farmer

    5%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%
  • Coal Miner

    2%

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

Burnet Historical Records

What Burnet family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Burnet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burnet census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Burnet

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Burnet. 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 Burnet. For the veterans among your Burnet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burnet Life Expectancy

What is the average Burnet lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Burnet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Burnet in 1962 was 75, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burnet

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burnet 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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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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