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Pirkle Family History

Pirkle Name Meaning
Americanized spelling of German Pirkl.Variant of German Birkle.

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

62,874 Historical Documents with Pirkle on Ancestry.com
6,902 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,234 Military Records
83 Immigration Records
4,445 Census and Voter Lists
50,210 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Pirkle Families

  • Number of Pirkle families
     38 - 73
     13 - 37
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Pirkle last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Pirkle last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Pirkle census records

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Pirkle 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 Pirkle 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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Pirkle Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Pirkle 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 Pirkle

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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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Pirkle Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Pirkle census records

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

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

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Pirkle Civil War Service Records

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

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