Bjorkquist Family History

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Bjorkquist Name Meaning

Swedish (Björkquist): ornamental name from björk ‘birch’ + quist, an old or ornamental spelling of kvist ‘twig’.

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

Similar surnames: Blomquist, Thornquist, Norquist, Tornquist, Nordquist, Sjoquist

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Bjorkquist Family Origin

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Bjorkquist Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Bjorkquist occupation in the USA was Shoemaker. 100% of Bjorkquist's were Shoemakers.

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Bjorkquist Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 642 census records available for the last name Bjorkquist. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bjorkquist 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 606 immigration records available for the last name Bjorkquist. 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 122 military records available for the last name Bjorkquist. For the veterans among your Bjorkquist ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bjorkquist Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Bjorkquist life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Bjorkquist in 1962 was 77, and 67 in 2004.

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