Birchmeier Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Birchmeier Name Meaning

Swiss German: distinguishing name for a tenant farmer whose farm was by a birch wood, from Middle High German birche ‘birch’ + meier ‘(tenant) farmer’ (see Meyer).

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


Similar surnames: Kirchmeier, Berkemeier, Buchmeier, Bachmeier, Bergmeier, Burgmeier

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Birchmeier Family Origin

Where is the Birchmeier family from?

Birchmeier Family Occupations

What did your Birchmeier ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Birchmeier family was Marble Worker. Farmer and Farm Work were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Birchmeier. The most common Birchmeier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Birchmeier's were Farmers.

View Census data for Birchmeier | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    60%
  • Farm Work

    20%
  • Marble Worker

    20%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Birchmeier ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Birchmeier Historical Records

What Birchmeier family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Birchmeier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Birchmeier census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Birchmeier

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Birchmeier. 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.

View all Birchmeier immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Birchmeier. For the veterans among your Birchmeier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Birchmeier military records

You've only scratched the surface of Birchmeier family history.

Birchmeier Life Expectancy

What is the average Birchmeier lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Birchmeier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Birchmeier in 1950 was 24, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Birchmeier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Birchmeier 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.

Famous Birchmeier Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Look up another name