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Bjerke Family History

Bjerke Name Meaning
Scandinavian: ornamental or topographic name from Old Norse birki ‘birch’.

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

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Name Distribution of Bjerke Families

  • Number of Bjerke families
     37 - 71
     13 - 36
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Bjerke Family Origin

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Bjerke Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Bjerke families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Bjerke

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Bjerke Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Bjerke census records

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Military Service by Bjerke

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