Birns Family History

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Birns Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Burns.

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


Similar surnames: Byrns, Burns, Burnes, Berns, Barns, Birks, Bins, Birney, Kerns

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Birns Family Origin

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Birns Family Occupations

What did your Birns ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farms and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Birns. The most common Birns occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Birns's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Birns family was Local Expressman.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Farms

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Local Expressman

    20%

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

Birns Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Birns. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Birns census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Birns

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Birns. 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 Birns. For the veterans among your Birns ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Birns Life Expectancy

What is the average Birns lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Birns life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Birns in 1955 was 54, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Birns

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Birns 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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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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