Burt Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from the Old English personal name Byrht, a byform of Be(o)rht ‘bright’. Compare Bert. German: Middle High German burt ‘that which is due or proper’, therefore a nickname for someone who has fulfilled his obligations properly. Jewish (from Poland and Ukraine): variant of Burd.

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


Similar surnames: Butt, Bury, Bart, Burg, Hurt, Burr, Bunt, Burd, Birt, Burk

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Burt Family Origin

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Burt Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Labourer

    2%
  • Farmer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Burt occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Burt's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Coal Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burt. A less common occupation for the Burt family was Farmer.

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Burt Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, Burt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Burt in 1943 was 52, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burt

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