Bjerke Family History

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Bjerke Name Meaning

Scandinavian: ornamental or topographic name from Old Norse birki ‘birch’.

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


Similar surnames: Berke, Bjork, Burke, Berge, Breske, Brekke, Berkes, Berk, Gjerde

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Bjerke Family Origin

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Bjerke Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    80%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Sewing Machine Agent

    10%

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In 1880, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bjerke. The most common Bjerke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 80% of Bjerke's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bjerke family was Sewing Machine Agent.

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Bjerke Historical Records

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Bjerke Life Expectancy

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