Birkey Family History

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Birkey Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swiss German Bürki (see Burkey).

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


Similar surnames: Birky, Berkey, Kirkey, Pirkey, Burkey, Barkey, Briskey, Perkey

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Birkey Family Origin

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Birkey Family Occupations

What did your Birkey ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Farming

    25%
  • Knitter

    13%
  • Retired Farmer

    13%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Birkey family was Retired Farmer. The most common Birkey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Birkey's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Knitter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Birkey.

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Birkey Historical Records

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Birkey Life Expectancy

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Famous Birkey Family

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