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Burkhead Family History

Burkhead Name Meaning
English: variant spelling of Birkhead (see Birkett).Americanized form of German Burkhart.

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

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13,677 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,009 Military Records
212 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Burkhead Families

  • Number of Burkhead families
     21 - 39
     8 - 20
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Burkhead families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Burkhead last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Burkhead census records

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Burkhead Family Origin

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Burkhead Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Burkhead

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Burkhead Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Burkhead census records

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Burkhead Civil War Service Records

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