Birkner Family History

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Birkner Name Meaning

German: topographic name, a variant of Birke, with the addition of the suffix -ner denoting an inhabitant, or a habitational name for someone from any of the various places called Birken or Birk.

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


Similar surnames: Bergner, Birner, Bircher, Borner, Berner, Biener, Kirner, Burner

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Birkner Family Origin

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Birkner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Barber

    6%
  • Brush Maker

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Birkner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Birkner's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Birkner. A less common occupation for the Birkner family was Brush Maker.

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Birkner Historical Records

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Birkner Life Expectancy

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