Burnette Family History

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Burnette Name Meaning

descriptive nickname from Old French burnete ‘brown’ (see Burnett). possibly also a reduced form of Buronet, from a diminutive of Old French buron ‘hut’, ‘shack’.

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

Similar surnames: Burnett, Barrett, Durette, Barnette, Surette, Burdett, Frenette

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Burnette Family Origin

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Burnette Family Occupations

What did your Burnette ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Aircraft Sheet Metal Worker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Burnette. 17% of Burnette men worked as an Aircraft Sheet Metal Worker and 44% of Burnette women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Burnette were Hoover Cleaner Salesman Manag and Chauffeuse

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Aircraft Sheet Metal Worker
  • Builders Labourer
  • Hoover Cleaner Sales
  • Hoover Cleaner Salesman Manag

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Actress
  • Chauffeuse

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Burnette Historical Records

What Burnette family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Burnette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burnette 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 Burnette. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Burnette. For the veterans among your Burnette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burnette Life Expectancy

What is the average Burnette lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Burnette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Burnette in 1941 was 28, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burnette

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burnette 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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