Birchall Family History

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Birchall Name Meaning

English: probably a habitational name from Birchill in Derbyshire or Birchills in Staffordshire, both named in Old English with birce ‘birch’ + hyll ‘hill’.

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

Similar surnames: Burcham, Bircher, Birdsall, Barnhill, Birch, Birdwell, Birchard

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Birchall Family Origin

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Birchall Family Occupations

What did your Birchall ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Birchall family was Shoe Maker. The most common Birchall occupation in the USA was Coal And Lumber Merchant. 10% of Birchall's were Coal And Lumber Merchants. Coal And Lumber Merchant, Farmer and Machinist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Birchall.

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  • Coal And Lumber Merchant

  • Farmer

  • Machinist

  • Shoe Maker


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Birchall Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 40,000 census records available for the last name Birchall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Birchall census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Birchall. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Birchall. For the veterans among your Birchall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Birchall Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Birchall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Birchall in 1962 was 63, and 74 in 2004.

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