Birkenfeld Family History

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Birkenfeld Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places in western Germany named Birkenfeld.

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

Similar surnames: Lichtenfeld, Grunfeld, Blumenfeld, Wiesenfeld, Kornfeld, Rehfeld

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Birkenfeld Family Origin

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Birkenfeld Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Birkenfeld occupation in the USA was Merchant. 100% of Birkenfeld's were Merchants.

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  • Merchant


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Birkenfeld Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Birkenfeld Life Expectancy

What is the average Birkenfeld lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2003, in the United States, Birkenfeld life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Birkenfeld in 1958 was 60, and 70 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Birkenfeld

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