Burrus Family History

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Burrus Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Burrows. Compare Burris.

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

Similar surnames: Burros, Burruss, Burrous, Barrus, Burris, Burress, Borris, Barkus

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Burrus Family Origin

Where is the Burrus family from?

Burrus Family Occupations

What did your Burrus ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Burrus occupation in the UK was Ag Lab Pauper. 11% of Burrus's were Ag Lab Paupers. Ag Lab Pauper, Bank Agent and Beer Seller were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burrus. A less common occupation for the Burrus family was Bricklayers Lab.

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  • Ag Lab Pauper

  • Bank Agent

  • Beer Seller

  • Bricklayers Lab


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

Burrus Historical Records

What Burrus family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Burrus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burrus census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Burrus

Passenger List

There are 867 immigration records available for the last name Burrus. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Burrus. For the veterans among your Burrus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burrus Life Expectancy

What is the average Burrus lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Burrus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Burrus in 1949 was 42, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burrus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burrus 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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