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Burkert Name Meaning

German Polish Czech and Slovak: from a variant of the medieval German personal name Burkhard (see Burkhart ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Burket, Burkett, Burkart, Buckert, Burgert, Burkard, Borgert, Bernert

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Where is the Burkert family from?

You can see how Burkert families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Burkert family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Burkert families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 5 Burkert families living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Burkert's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Burkert families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Burkert surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Burkert ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Burkert. 18% of Burkert men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Burkert women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Burkert were Machinist and Housekeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    18%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Truck Driver
    7%
  • Machinist
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    18%
  • Teacher
    15%
  • Clerk
    11%
  • Housekeeper
    11%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Burkert. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Burkert. For the veterans among your Burkert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Burkert lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Burkert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Burkert in 1962 was 92, and 84 in 2004.

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