Burritt Family History

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Burritt Name Meaning

from the Middle English personal name Burret, Old English Burgr?d, composed of the elements burh, burg ‘fortress’, ‘stronghold’ + r?d ‘counsel’. possibly a nickname for someone with thick and disheveled hair, from Old French b(o)ure ‘coarse woolen cloth’ + Middle English heved ‘head’.

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

Similar surnames: Burkett, Barrett, Merritt, Britt, Burgett, Parfitt, Burdett, Bratt

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Burritt Family Origin

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Burritt Family Occupations

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In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Burritt.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Burritt Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Burritt. For the veterans among your Burritt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burritt Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Burritt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Burritt in 1963 was 72, and 78 in 2004.

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