Birks Name Meaning

Northern English: variant of Birch.

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


Similar surnames: Birk, Birkes, Berks, Bires, Birky, Burks, Barks, Birke, Binks, Burke

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Birks Family Origin

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Birks Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Labourer

    2%
  • Crate Maker

    2%

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

Source: Census data for Birks | Data not to scale

Birks Historical Records

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Birks Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Birks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Birks in 1947 was 70, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Birks

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