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Origins of the Burmeister surname

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About the Burmeisters

We have a total number of 371 records for people with the last name Burmeister.

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Where do most Burmeisters live?

In 1921, most Burmeisters lived in West Midlands.

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Interesting facts about Burmeisters

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We have 77 records for the Burmeister surname. The oldest one dates back to 1910.

Who were Burmeisters most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Burmeister first names?

  • William
  • Henry
  • Anna
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Burmeisters

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

Common Female occupations for Burmeisters in 1921
Masters Wife




Cook Domestic






Common Male occupations for Burmeisters in 1921
Farm Hands


Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers


General Farmers




Able Seaman


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