Berkebile Family History

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Berkebile Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of German Berkebiel, a topographic name from Low German Berke ‘birch’ + Biel, a field name meaning ‘swampy land’.

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


Similar surnames: Berkey, Berkes, Berkheiser, Berkemeier, Berezin, Berkshire, Beckel

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Berkebile Family Origin

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Berkebile Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Berkebile family was Agent. The most common Berkebile occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Berkebile's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Stonemason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Berkebile.

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  • Farmer

    62%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Stonemason

    7%
  • Agent

    3%

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Berkebile Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Berkebile. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Berkebile 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 Berkebile. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Berkebile. For the veterans among your Berkebile ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Berkebile Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Berkebile life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Berkebile in 1944 was 30, and 69 in 2004.

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