Burckhard Family History

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Burckhard Name Meaning

Dutch and German: variant of Burkhart. This spelling is also found in Alsace and Lorraine.

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

Similar surnames: Burckhardt, Burkhard, Burchard, Burchardt, Burkhardt, Burkard

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Burckhard Family Origin

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Burckhard Family Occupations

What did your Burckhard ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Carpenter, Farmer and Harness Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burckhard. A less common occupation for the Burckhard family was Works In Soap Factory. The most common Burckhard occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 33% of Burckhard's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Harness Maker

  • Works In Soap Factory


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

Burckhard Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Burckhard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burckhard 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 359 immigration records available for the last name Burckhard. 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 345 military records available for the last name Burckhard. For the veterans among your Burckhard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burckhard Life Expectancy

What is the average Burckhard lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Burckhard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Burckhard in 1962 was 71, and 90 in 2004.

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