Burchfield Family History

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Burchfield Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various minor places called Birchfield, from Old English birce ‘birch’ + feld ‘open country’, or a topographic name with the same meaning.

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

Similar surnames: Birchfield, Burfield, Barnfield, Litchfield, Bradfield, Barfield

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Burchfield Family Origin

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Burchfield Family Occupations

What did your Burchfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer Brickworks and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Burchfield. 34% of Burchfield men worked as a General Labourer Brickworks and 87% of Burchfield women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Burchfield were Cement Works Labourer and Daily Domestic Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer Brickworks
  • Bank Messenger
  • Cement Works Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Daily Domestic Worker

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

Burchfield Historical Records

What Burchfield family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Burchfield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burchfield 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 802 immigration records available for the last name Burchfield. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Burchfield. For the veterans among your Burchfield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burchfield Life Expectancy

What is the average Burchfield lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Burchfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Burchfield in 1942 was 58, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burchfield

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burchfield 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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