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Birkner Name Meaning

German: topographic name, a variant of Birke, with the addition of the suffix -ner denoting an inhabitant, or a habitational name for someone from any of the various places called Birken or Birk.

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


Similar surnames: Bergner, Birner, Bircher, Borner, Berner, Biener, Kirner, Burner

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Birkner Family Origin

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Birkner Family Occupations

What did your Birkner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Birkner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Birkner's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Birkner. A less common occupation for the Birkner family was Brush Maker.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Barber

    6%
  • Brush Maker

    6%

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Birkner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Birkner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Birkner 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Birkner. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Birkner. For the veterans among your Birkner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Birkner Life Expectancy

What is the average Birkner lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Birkner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Birkner in 1944 was 49, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Birkner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Birkner ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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