Pirkey Family History

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Pirkey Name Meaning

German: see Birkey. Americanized spelling of German Birke or of Pirke, a habitational name from Pirka in Bavaria.

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


Similar surnames: Kirkey, Birkey, Berkey, Piker, Pirkle, Parkey, Purkey, Pirkl, Perkey

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Pirkey Family Origin

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Pirkey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Cooper

    10%
  • Farming

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Pirkey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Pirkey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pirkey family was Farming. Farmer, Carpenter and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pirkey.

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Pirkey Historical Records

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Pirkey Life Expectancy

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Famous Pirkey Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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