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

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Farms

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Local Expressman

    20%

In 1880, 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. Farmer, Farms and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Birns.

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Birns Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Birns

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