Burkle Family History

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Burkle Name Meaning

Respelling of South German Bürkle, Bürkel, or Birkle, all from a pet form of the personal name Burkhard (see Burkhart).

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

Similar surnames: Birkle, Buerkle, Burkley, Buske, Berke, Burk, Huckle, Bustle, Burke

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Burkle Family Origin

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Burkle Family Occupations

What did your Burkle ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burkle. A less common occupation for the Burkle family was Grocer. The most common Burkle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Burkle's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Grocer


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

Burkle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Burkle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burkle 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Burkle. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Burkle. For the veterans among your Burkle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burkle Life Expectancy

What is the average Burkle lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Burkle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Burkle in 1941 was 54, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burkle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burkle 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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