Burrington Family History

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Burrington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the places called Burrington, for example in Avon, Devon, and Herefordshire. The first and last are named with Old English burh ‘fortified place’ + tun ‘farmstead’, ‘enclosure’; the second is recorded in Domesday Book as Bernintone ‘estate associated with a man called Beorn’.

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

Similar surnames: Burlington, Barrington, Harrington, Derrington, Darrington

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Burrington Family Origin

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Burrington Family Occupations

What did your Burrington ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Burrington. 4% of Burrington men worked as a Farmer and 52% of Burrington women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Burrington were Accounting Machines Tobaccon and Cheese Winder Cotton Mill

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farmer
  • Master Baker confectioner (bread coke Maker)
  • corporation Labourer
  • Accounting Machines Tobaccon

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Servant
  • Architects Clerk
  • Cheese Winder Cotton Mill

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

Burrington Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Burrington. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burrington 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 421 immigration records available for the last name Burrington. 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 740 military records available for the last name Burrington. For the veterans among your Burrington ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burrington Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Burrington life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Burrington in 1956 was 46, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burrington

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