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Burkland Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized form of one of the common Scandinavian compounds of bjørk ‘birch’ (Old Norse birki) + land ‘land’ (see, for example, Birkeland).

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


Similar surnames: Birkeland, Buckland, Burland, Burklund, Kirkland, Berland, Markland

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Burkland Family Origin

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Burkland Family Occupations

What did your Burkland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Coal Miner and Farm Labor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burkland. A less common occupation for the Burkland family was House Keeping. The most common Burkland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Burkland's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Coal Miner

    9%
  • Farm Labor

    9%
  • House Keeping

    9%

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Burkland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Burkland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burkland 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Burkland. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Burkland. For the veterans among your Burkland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burkland Life Expectancy

What is the average Burkland lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Burkland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Burkland in 1950 was 42, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burkland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burkland 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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