Birckhead Family History

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Birckhead Name Meaning

English: variant of English Birkett. Compare Birkhead, Burkhead. Possibly an altered spelling of German Birkert, a variant of Birkner.

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

Similar surnames: Birkhead, Burkhead, Bickel, Birkes, Bircher, Burckhard, Bicknell

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Birckhead Family Origin

Where is the Birckhead family from?

Birckhead Family Occupations

What did your Birckhead ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Birckhead occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Birckhead's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Birckhead. A less common occupation for the Birckhead family was Clerk Reg. Wills.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House

  • Clerk Reg. Wills


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Birckhead ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Birckhead Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Birckhead. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Birckhead 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 222 immigration records available for the last name Birckhead. 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 425 military records available for the last name Birckhead. For the veterans among your Birckhead ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Birckhead Life Expectancy

What is the average Birckhead lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Birckhead life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Birckhead in 1963 was 70, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Birckhead

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Birckhead ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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