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Birmingham Family History

Birmingham Name Meaning

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

244,447 Historical Documents with Birmingham on Ancestry.com
66,249 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
15,885 Military Records
6,936 Immigration Records
44,928 Census and Voter Lists
110,449 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Birmingham Families

Birmingham census records

You can use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Birmingham surname lived over the years.

While the questions in census records vary from place to place, and year to year, you can generally find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, occupations, etc.

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Birmingham Family Origin

Find out where people with the family name Birmingham lived before coming to the United States. Using Ancestry, you can search through passenger arrival records, naturalization records, border crossings, emigration records, passport applications, and even convict transportation records.

Birmingham Family Occupations

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

Military Service by Birmingham

Did the fight for the North or the South? Or not at all? Military records can tell you a lot about your ancestors including birthplace, occupation, and even physical descriptions.

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