Burrier Family History

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Burrier Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of French Bourrier. In eastern France this was an occupational name for a harness maker, from a derivative of Old French bourrel ‘harness’, ‘collar’. In western France burrier denoted a thin wisp of straw, and was probably applied as a metonymic occupational name for a winnower.

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


Similar surnames: Berrier, Carrier, Currier, Ferrier, Perrier, Bourcier, Burgner

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Burrier Family Origin

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Burrier Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burrier. The most common Burrier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Burrier's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Burrier family was Carpenter.

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Burrier Life Expectancy

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