Birky Family History

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Birky Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: either a variant of Birke or a habitational name from any of numerous places named with forms of Old Norse bjork or birki ‘birch’. Altered spelling of Swiss German Bürki (see Burkey).

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

Similar surnames: Birk, Birke, Burke, Birkey, Berry, Berke, Bury, Berkey, Irby, Burry

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Birky Family Origin

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Birky Family Occupations

What did your Birky ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Railway Clerk (retired) and Housekeeperunpaid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Birky. 50% of Birky women worked as a Housekeeperunpaid

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Railway Clerk (retired)

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Housekeeperunpaid
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Birky Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Birky. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Birky 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 76 immigration records available for the last name Birky. 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 323 military records available for the last name Birky. For the veterans among your Birky ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Birky Life Expectancy

What is the average Birky lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Birky life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Birky in 1958 was 65, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Birky

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Birky 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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