Burkley Family History

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Burkley Name Meaning

Altered form of Swiss and South German Bürkle, Bürkli (see Burkle). English: variant of Berkeley.

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


Similar surnames: Buckley, Burklow, Burkle, Berkley, Burkey, Burley, Beckley, Binkley

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Burkley Family Origin

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Burkley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Baker

    4%

In 1880, the most common Burkley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Burkley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Burkley family was Baker. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burkley.

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Burkley Historical Records

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Burkley Life Expectancy

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