Burts Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of German Bur(t)z, from Middle High German borz, barz ‘tree stump’, hence a nickname for a short, stocky man.

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


Similar surnames: Burt, Burtz, Buras, Bunts, Curtis, Buren, Curts, Bores, Buhs, Burns

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Burts Family Origin

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Burts Family Occupations

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  • Cellarman

    25%
  • Dressmaker

    25%
  • Engine Driver

    25%
  • Tobacconist

    25%

In 1881, the most common Burts occupation in the UK was Cellarman. 25% of Burts's were Cellarmans. Cellarman, Dressmaker and Engine Driver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burts. A less common occupation for the Burts family was Tobacconist.

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Burts Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, Burts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Burts in 1953 was 37, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burts

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