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Birkes Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Birks, itself a variant of Birch.

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


Similar surnames: Berkes, Burkes, Bires, Birks, Barkes, Birke, Birk, Birden, Mires

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Birkes Family Origin

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Birkes Family Occupations

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  • Cab Driver

    20%
  • General Laborer

    20%
  • Labourer

    20%
  • Labourer Sawyer Of Wood

    20%

In 1881, Cab Driver, General Laborer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Birkes. The most common Birkes occupation in the UK was Cab Driver. 20% of Birkes's were Cab Drivers. A less common occupation for the Birkes family was Labourer Sawyer Of Wood.

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Birkes Historical Records

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Birkes Life Expectancy

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