Birkhead Family History

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Birkhead Name Meaning

English: variant of Birkett. Possibly an altered spelling of German Birkert, a variant of Birkner.

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


Similar surnames: Birckhead, Burkhead, Birkes, Kirkham, Birkholz, Rhead, Birky, Pirkle

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Birkhead Family Origin

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Birkhead Family Occupations

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  • Annuitant

    4%
  • File Cutter

    4%
  • Lace Maker

    4%
  • Woollen Weaver

    4%

In 1881, the most common Birkhead occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 4% of Birkhead's were Annuitants. A less common occupation for the Birkhead family was Woollen Weaver. Annuitant, File Cutter and Lace Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Birkhead.

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Birkhead Historical Records

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Birkhead Life Expectancy

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