Burkhalter Family History

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Burkhalter Name Meaning

Swiss German: topographic name composed of the Middle High German elements burc ‘castle’ (originally also ‘protection’) + halter from halde ‘slope’, hence a name for someone living by a castle or fortified town.

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

Similar surnames: Buchalter, Halter, Hochhalter, Burckhalter, Balter, Burkhart

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Burkhalter Family Origin

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Burkhalter Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burkhalter. A less common occupation for the Burkhalter family was Farming. The most common Burkhalter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Burkhalter's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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Burkhalter Historical Records

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Burkhalter Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Burkhalter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Burkhalter in 1944 was 20, and 74 in 2004.

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