Birkland Family History

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Birkland Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Norwegian Birkeland.

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

Similar surnames: Berkland, Birkeland, Burkland, Burkman, Birman, Miland, Morland

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Birkland Family Origin

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Birkland Family Occupations

What did your Birkland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Birkland occupation in the USA was Gas Employee. 33% of Birkland's were Gas Employees. A less common occupation for the Birkland family was Supt. Of Cemetery. Gas Employee and Silversmith were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Birkland.

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  • Gas Employee

  • Silversmith

  • Supt. Of Cemetery


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Birkland Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Birkland Life Expectancy

What is the average Birkland lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Birkland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Birkland in 1940 was 53, and 75 in 2004.

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