Birkel Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Birkel Name Meaning

South German: from the personal name Bürkle, a pet form of Burkhart. Probably a variant of the habitational name Berkel.

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


Similar surnames: Bickel, Burkel, Birke, Berke, Berkel, Zirkel, Bartel, Burke, Sickel

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Birkel Family Origin

Where is the Birkel family from?

SHOW MORE

Birkel Family Occupations

What did your Birkel ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    55%
  • Gardner

    9%
  • Keep House

    9%
  • Miller

    9%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Birkel family was Miller. The most common Birkel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Birkel's were Farmers. Farmer, Gardner and Keep House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Birkel.

Source: Census data for Birkel | Data not to scale

Birkel Historical Records

What Birkel family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Birkel ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Birkel

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Birkel Life Expectancy

What is the average Birkel lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Birkel 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Birkel Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)

Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Look up another name