Burckhardt Family History

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Burckhardt Name Meaning

German: variant of Burkhart.

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

Similar surnames: Burkhardt, Burchardt, Burckhard, Burghardt, Burkhard, Burkard

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Burckhardt Family Origin

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Burckhardt Family Occupations

What did your Burckhardt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Burckhardt family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Dry Goods Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burckhardt. The most common Burckhardt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Burckhardt's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Dry Goods Merchant

  • Laborer


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Burckhardt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Burckhardt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burckhardt 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Burckhardt. 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 Burckhardt. For the veterans among your Burckhardt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burckhardt Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Burckhardt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Burckhardt in 1962 was 76, and 86 in 2004.

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