Birkholz Family History

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Birkholz Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Berkholz, a topographic name for someone who lived by a birch wood, from Birke ‘birch’ + Holz ‘wood’, or a habitational name from any of various places named Birkholz.

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


Similar surnames: Eichholz, Buchholz, Bergholz, Kienholz, Eickholt, Bockholt, Windholz

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Birkholz Family Origin

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Birkholz Family Occupations

What did your Birkholz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Birkholz. The most common Birkholz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Birkholz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Birkholz family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Farm

    6%
  • Farming

    6%

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Birkholz Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Birkholz Life Expectancy

What is the average Birkholz lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Birkholz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Birkholz in 1957 was 34, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Birkholz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Birkholz 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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