Bjork Family History

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Bjork Name Meaning

Swedish (Björk) and Norwegian (Bjørk): habitational name from any of the many farms named with a word meaning ‘birch’ (Old Norse bjork). The Swedish name can also be of ornamental origin.

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

Similar surnames: Bjorn, Mork, Bork, Borg, Bark, Brock, Born, Borck, Bjerke, York

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Bjork Family Origin

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Bjork Family Occupations

What did your Bjork ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bjork occupation in Canada was Laborer. 100% of Bjork's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer


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Bjork Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Bjork. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bjork 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Bjork. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Bjork. For the veterans among your Bjork ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bjork Life Expectancy

What is the average Bjork lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Bjork life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Bjork in 1944 was 47, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bjork 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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