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Origins of the Burgan surname

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About the Burgans

We have a total number of 3099 records for people with the last name Burgan.

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Where do most Burgans live?

In 1921, most Burgans lived in Yorkshire.

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Interesting facts about Burgans

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 2,400 records for the Burgan surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Burgans most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Burgans.

What are the most common Burgan first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Burgan family members

Common jobs for Burgans

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Burgans in 1921


Dress Maker




General Servant


At Home


Common Male occupations for Burgans in 1921


Coal Miner


Agricultural Labourer


File Cutter


Iron Miner


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