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Bjork Family History

Bjork Name Meaning
Swedish (Björk) and Norwegian (Bjørk): habitational name from any of the many farms named with a word meaning ‘birch’ (Old Norse bjork). The Swedish name can also be of ornamental origin.

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

124,438 Historical Documents with Bjork on Ancestry.com
61,817 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,854 Military Records
8,827 Immigration Records
10,574 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Bjork Families

  • Number of Bjork families
     45 - 88
     16 - 44
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bjork families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Bjork last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Bjork census records

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Bjork Family Origin

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Bjork Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Bjork

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Bjork Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Bjork census records

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Bjork Civil War Service Records

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