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Birrell Family Origin

Where is the Birrell family from?

Birrell Family Occupations

What did your Birrell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Going To School, School and Bee Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Birrell. The most common Birrell occupation in Canada was Going To School. 10% of Birrell's were Going To Schools. A less common occupation for the Birrell family was Blacksmith.

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  • Going To School

  • School

  • Bee Keeper

  • Blacksmith


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Birrell ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Birrell Historical Records

What Birrell family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Birrell Life Expectancy

What is the average Birrell lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Birrell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Birrell in 1955 was 69, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Birrell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Birrell 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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