Birdsong Family History

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Birdsong Name Meaning

Translation of German Vogelsang or French Chandoiseau, both meaning ‘bird song’, presumably applied as a nickname.

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


Similar surnames: Birdsall, Wirsing, Bardon, Bordon, Biron, Bossong, Budlong, Berding

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Birdsong Family Origin

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Birdsong Family Occupations

What did your Birdsong ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Birdsong. The most common Birdsong occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Birdsong's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Birdsong family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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Birdsong Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Birdsong. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Birdsong 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 Birdsong. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Birdsong. For the veterans among your Birdsong ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Birdsong Life Expectancy

What is the average Birdsong lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Birdsong life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Birdsong in 1946 was 44, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Birdsong

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Birdsong 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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