Burst Family History

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Burst Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German burst ‘bristle’, hence a nickname either for someone with spiky, unkempt hair or for a brush maker.

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

Similar surnames: Borst, Wurst, Burt, Durst, Hurst, Furst, Buren, Gust, Boerst, Lust

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Burst Family Origin

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Burst Family Occupations

What did your Burst ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Burst. 5% of Burst men worked as a Builders Labourer and 52% of Burst women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Burst were Bus Conductor and Apertry Repairer

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Labourer
  • labourer
  • Baker confectioner
  • Bus Conductor

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Servant
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Apertry Repairer

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

Burst Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Burst. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burst 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 864 immigration records available for the last name Burst. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Burst. For the veterans among your Burst ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burst Life Expectancy

What is the average Burst lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Burst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Burst in 1948 was 24, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burst

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burst 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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