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

What did your Burrier ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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Burrier Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Burrier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burrier 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 191 immigration records available for the last name Burrier. 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 933 military records available for the last name Burrier. For the veterans among your Burrier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burrier Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Burrier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Burrier in 1948 was 67, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burrier 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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