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Birkett Name Meaning

Northern English: topographic name for someone who lived by a grove of birch trees, from Old English bircet ‘birch copse’, a derivative of birce ‘birch’. There has been some confusion with Burkett.

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


Similar surnames: Burkett, Baskett, Burgett, Barrett, Brett, Pickett, Beckett, Barnett

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Birkett Family Origin

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Birkett Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Merchant

    22%
  • Commercial

    11%
  • Stone Mason

    11%

In 1881, the most common Birkett occupation in Canada was Farmer. 44% of Birkett's were Farmers. Farmer, Merchant and Commercial were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Birkett. A less common occupation for the Birkett family was Stone Mason.

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Birkett Historical Records

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Birkett Life Expectancy

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