Birkett Family History

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Birkett Name Meaning

Northern English: topographic name for someone who lived by a grove of birch trees, from Old English bircet ‘birch copse’, a derivative of birce ‘birch’. There has been some confusion with Burkett.

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


Similar surnames: Burkett, Baskett, Burgett, Barrett, Brett, Pickett, Beckett, Barnett

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Birkett Family Origin

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Birkett Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Attorney At Law

    2%

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

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Birkett Historical Records

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Birkett Life Expectancy

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