Birkhimer Family History

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Birkhimer Name Meaning

Respelling of German Birkheimer, a habitational name for someone from Birkheim in the Hunsrück Mountains.

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

Similar surnames: Birkhofer, Berkheimer, Burkheimer, Bornheimer, Bircher, Birkner

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Birkhimer Family Origin

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Birkhimer Family Occupations

What did your Birkhimer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Birkhimer family was Wagon Maker. The most common Birkhimer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Birkhimer's were Farmers. Farmer, Broommaker and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Birkhimer.

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  • Farmer

  • Broommaker

  • Keeping House

  • Wagon Maker


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

Birkhimer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Birkhimer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Birkhimer 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 34 immigration records available for the last name Birkhimer. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Birkhimer. For the veterans among your Birkhimer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Birkhimer Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Birkhimer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Birkhimer in 1963 was 72, and 86 in 2004.

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