Burtner Family History

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Burtner Name Meaning

Americanized form of North German Pörtner or standard German Pförtner ‘gatekeeper’, ‘doorkeeper’ (see Fortner).

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

Similar surnames: Fortner, Gurtner, Bortner, Curtner, Turner, Burgner, Butter, Bushner

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Burtner Family Origin

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Burtner Family Occupations

What did your Burtner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Burtner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Burtner's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Retired Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burtner. A less common occupation for the Burtner family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Retired Farmer

  • Laborer


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Burtner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Burtner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burtnercensus 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 238 immigration records available for the last name Burtner. 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 862 military records available for the last name Burtner. For the veterans among your Burtner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burtner Life Expectancy

What is the average Burtner lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Burtner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Burtner in 1945 was 30, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burtner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burtner 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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