Burkhead Family History

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Burkhead Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Birkhead (see Birkett). Americanized form of German Burkhart.

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


Similar surnames: Birkhead, Birckhead, Burkett, Burke, Burkham, Burkhard, Burkey

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Burkhead Family Origin

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Burkhead Family Occupations

What did your Burkhead ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Planter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burkhead. A less common occupation for the Burkhead family was Keeping House. The most common Burkhead occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Burkhead's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Planter

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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Burkhead Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Burkhead ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Burkhead Life Expectancy

What is the average Burkhead lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, Burkhead life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Burkhead in 1948 was 50, and 75 in 2004.

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