Birger Family History

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Birger Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): nickname or ornamental name from Yiddish birger or German Bürger ‘citizen’. Swedish: from a personal name, Birger ‘one who saves, protects, or helps’.

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


Similar surnames: Berger, Borger, Burger, Binger, Bieger, Bieber, Birner, Bergen, Inger

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Birger Family Origin

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Birger Family Occupations

What did your Birger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Birger. 40% of Birger men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Birger women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Birger were Salesman and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    40%
  • Proprietor
    20%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Salesman
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    60%
  • Teacher
    40%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Birger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Birger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Birger 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Birger. 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 281 military records available for the last name Birger. For the veterans among your Birger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Birger Life Expectancy

What is the average Birger lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Birger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Birger in 1953 was 37, and 59 in 2004.

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