Birt Family History

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Birt Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Burt. German: habitational name for someone from any of several places in the Rhineland named Birth or Birten.

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

Similar surnames: Birk, Burt, Bart, Born, Wirt, Birr, Bitz, Hirt, Wire, Best

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Birt Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Birt name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Birt. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Sweden


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Birt Family Origin

Where is the Birt family from?

Birt Family Occupations

What did your Birt ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer


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

Birt Historical Records

What Birt family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 36,000 census records available for the last name Birt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Birt 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Birt. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Birt. For the veterans among your Birt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Birt Life Expectancy

What is the average Birt lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Birt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Birt in 1950 was 32, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Birt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Birt 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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