Birkel Family History

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Birkel Name Meaning

South German: from the personal name Bürkle, a pet form of Burkhart. Probably a variant of the habitational name Berkel.

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


Similar surnames: Bickel, Burkel, Birke, Berke, Berkel, Zirkel, Bartel, Burke, Sickel

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Birkel Family Origin

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Birkel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Gardner

    9%
  • Keep House

    9%
  • Miller

    9%

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In 1880, Farmer, Gardner and Keep House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Birkel. A less common occupation for the Birkel family was Miller. The most common Birkel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Birkel's were Farmers.

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Birkel Historical Records

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Birkel Life Expectancy

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