Buhrke Family History

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Buhrke Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Burke, Bahrke, Berke, Burge, Buehrle, Birke, Behrle, Borke, Burk

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Buhrke Family Origin

Where is the Buhrke family from?

Buhrke Family Occupations

What did your Buhrke ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Fireman and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Buhrke. 14% of Buhrke men worked as a Fireman and 10% of Buhrke women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Buhrke were Elementary Teacher and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Fireman
    14%
  • Auto Mechanic
    7%
  • Chauffeur
    7%
  • Elementary Teacher
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    10%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Grade Teacher
    10%
  • Housekeeper
    10%

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

Buhrke Historical Records

What Buhrke family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 336 census records available for the last name Buhrke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buhrke 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 94 immigration records available for the last name Buhrke. 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 89 military records available for the last name Buhrke. For the veterans among your Buhrke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Buhrke Life Expectancy

What is the average Buhrke lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Buhrke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Buhrke in 1963 was 70, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buhrke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Buhrke 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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