Birnbaum Family History

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Birnbaum Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by a pear tree, from Middle High German bir ‘pear’ + boum ‘tree’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Birnbaum ‘pear tree’, applied mainly as an ornamental name, possibly occasionally as a topographic name.

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


Similar surnames: Bierbaum, Baum, Birenbaum, Kienbaum, Birnbach, Bernbaum, Braun

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Birnbaum Family Origin

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Birnbaum Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Merchant Tailor

    8%
  • Beer Saloon

    4%
  • Boarding House

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Birnbaum occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 8% of Birnbaum's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Merchant Tailor and Beer Saloon were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Birnbaum. A less common occupation for the Birnbaum family was Boarding House.

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Birnbaum Historical Records

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Birnbaum Life Expectancy

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