Birkey Family History

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Birkey Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swiss German Bürki (see Burkey).

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


Similar surnames: Birky, Berkey, Kirkey, Pirkey, Burkey, Barkey, Briskey, Perkey

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Birkey Family Origin

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Birkey Family Occupations

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  • Engine Fitter At Works

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Teamsman (Ag Lab)

    33%

In 1881, the most common Birkey occupation in the UK was Engine Fitter At Works. 33% of Birkey's were Engine Fitter At Workss. A less common occupation for the Birkey family was Teamsman (Ag Lab). Engine Fitter At Works and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Birkey.

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Birkey Historical Records

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Birkey Life Expectancy

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Famous Birkey Family

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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