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Burkey Family History

Burkey Name Meaning
Altered spelling of German Bürki, from an Alemannic pet form of the personal name Burkhard (see Burkhart).

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

84,912 Historical Documents with Burkey on Ancestry.com
21,284 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,011 Military Records
770 Immigration Records
14,432 Census and Voter Lists
45,415 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Burkey Families

  • Number of Burkey families
     76 - 150
     26 - 75
     1 - 25
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Burkey families
     42 - 81
     15 - 41
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Burkey last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Burkey census records

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Burkey Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Burkey families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Burkey Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Burkey

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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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Burkey Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Burkey census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Burkey ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Burkey Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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