Burkhart Family History

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Burkhart Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from the medieval personal name Burkhard, composed of the elements burg ‘fort’, ‘castle’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.

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

Similar surnames: Burkart, Arnhart, Borchardt, Burchard, Kirkhart, Dukart, Bickhart

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Burkhart Family Origin

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Burkhart Family Occupations

What did your Burkhart ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Burkhart. 19% of Burkhart men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Burkhart women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Burkhart were Truck Driver and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer
  • Bookkeeper

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

Burkhart Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 57,000 census records available for the last name Burkhart. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burkhart 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Burkhart. 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 14,000 military records available for the last name Burkhart. For the veterans among your Burkhart ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burkhart Life Expectancy

What is the average Burkhart lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Burkhart life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Burkhart in 1943 was 37, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burkhart

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burkhart 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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