Birks Name Meaning

Northern English: variant of Birch.

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


Similar surnames: Birk, Birkes, Berks, Bires, Birky, Burks, Barks, Birke, Binks, Burke

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Birks Family Origin

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Birks Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Black Smith

    6%
  • Cashier

    6%
  • Clerk

    6%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Birks family was Clerk. The most common Birks occupation in Canada was Farmer. 13% of Birks's were Farmers. Farmer, Black Smith and Cashier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Birks.

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Birks Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Birks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Birks in 1947 was 70, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Birks

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