Burkheimer Family History

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Burkheimer Name Meaning

German: habitational name from either of two places called Burkheim, in Baden and Bavaria. Compare Burkhammer.

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

Similar surnames: Berkheimer, Berkheiser, Bornheimer, Birkhofer, Birkhimer, Burkemper

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Burkheimer Family Origin

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Burkheimer Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Burkheimer family was Clerks In Store. Farmer, Baker and Car Shop were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burkheimer. The most common Burkheimer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Burkheimer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Baker

  • Car Shop

  • Clerks In Store


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

Burkheimer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Burkheimer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burkheimer 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 62 immigration records available for the last name Burkheimer. 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 235 military records available for the last name Burkheimer. For the veterans among your Burkheimer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burkheimer Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Burkheimer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Burkheimer in 1951 was 48, and 89 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burkheimer 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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