Burright Family History

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Burright Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Burricht, of unexplained origin.

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

Similar surnames: Bright, Rupright, Rubright, Burich, Epright, Ebright, Albright

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Burright Family Origin

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Burright Family Occupations

What did your Burright ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Burright occupation in the USA was Farmer. 73% of Burright's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burright. A less common occupation for the Burright family was Stone Mason.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Stone Mason


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

Burright Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Burright. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burright 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 67 immigration records available for the last name Burright. 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 289 military records available for the last name Burright. For the veterans among your Burright ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burright Life Expectancy

What is the average Burright lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Burright life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Burright in 1955 was 50, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burright

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burright 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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