Burkard Family History

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Burkard Name Meaning

German: variant of the personal name Burkhart.

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

Similar surnames: Burkart, Burkhard, Burchard, Burkert, Bernard, Burkhardt, Bungard

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Burkard Family Origin

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Burkard Family Occupations

What did your Burkard ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Burkard family was Keeping House. Farmer, Blacksmith and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burkard. The most common Burkard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Burkard's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Cigar Maker

  • Keeping House


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

Burkard Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Burkard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burkard 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 Burkard. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Burkard. For the veterans among your Burkard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burkard Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Burkard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Burkard in 1959 was 57, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burkard 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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