Burwick Family History

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Burwick Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Burwick in Sandwick, Orkney.

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


Similar surnames: Berwick, Norwick, Barwick, Harwick, Bewick, Butrick, Herwick, Urick

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Burwick Family Origin

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Burwick Family Occupations

What did your Burwick ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Burwick occupation in the UK was Army Pensioner. 11% of Burwick's were Army Pensioners. A less common occupation for the Burwick family was Factory Porter. Army Pensioner, Basket Maker Master Employing One Man and Cinder Sifter (Coke) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burwick.

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  • Army Pensioner

    11%
  • Basket Maker Master Employing One Man

    11%
  • Cinder Sifter (Coke)

    11%
  • Factory Porter

    11%

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

Burwick Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Burwick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burwick 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Burwick. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Burwick. For the veterans among your Burwick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burwick Life Expectancy

What is the average Burwick lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Burwick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Burwick in 1963 was 88, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burwick

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burwick 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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