Birkett Family History

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Birkett Name Meaning

Northern English: topographic name for someone who lived by a grove of birch trees, from Old English bircet ‘birch copse’, a derivative of birce ‘birch’. There has been some confusion with Burkett.

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


Similar surnames: Burkett, Baskett, Burgett, Barrett, Brett, Pickett, Beckett, Barnett

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Birkett Family Origin

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Birkett Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    6%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Birkett occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Birkett's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Birkett family was Agricultural Labourer. Farmer, Coal Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Birkett.

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Birkett Historical Records

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Birkett Life Expectancy

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