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Birkeland Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of some 40 places named Birkeland, from Old Norse birki ‘birch’ + land ‘land’.

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


Similar surnames: Breland, Burkland, Kirkland, Askeland, Berland, Bergland, Burland

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Birkeland Family Origin

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Birkeland Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Birkeland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Birkeland's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    100%

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

Birkeland Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Birkeland Life Expectancy

What is the average Birkeland lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Birkeland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Birkeland in 1960 was 57, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Birkeland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Birkeland 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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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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