Birge Name Meaning

Hungarian: metonymic occupational name for a shepherd, from birga, a variant spelling of birka ‘sheep’.

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


Similar surnames: Barge, Berge, Bigge, Birke, Burge, Borge, Bise, Wire, Bird, Bice

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Birge Family Origin

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Birge Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Birge. The most common Birge occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Birge's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Birge family was Farming.

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Birge Historical Records

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Birge Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Birge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Birge in 1948 was 30, and 63 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Birge

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