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Burkhalter Family History

Burkhalter Name Meaning
Swiss German: topographic name composed of the Middle High German elements burc ‘castle’ (originally also ‘protection’) + halter from halde ‘slope’, hence a name for someone living by a castle or fortified town.

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

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22,764 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,068 Military Records
785 Immigration Records
13,037 Census and Voter Lists
122,274 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Burkhalter Families

  • Number of Burkhalter families
     37 - 72
     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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Burkhalter Family Origin

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Burkhalter Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Burkhalter

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Burkhalter Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Burkhalter Civil War Service Records

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