Burkel Family History

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Burkel Name Meaning

German (also Bürkel): from a pet form of one of the various personal names beginning with the element Burg- or Burk-, for example Burkhard (see Burkhart).

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

Similar surnames: Burkey, Buckel, Birkel, Buren, Borke, Berkes, Burke, Kunkel, Bartel

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Burkel Family Origin

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Burkel Family Occupations

What did your Burkel ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Merchand was the top reported job for people in the CA named Burkel.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Merchand

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Burkel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Burkel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burkel 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 426 immigration records available for the last name Burkel. 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 Burkel. For the veterans among your Burkel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burkel Life Expectancy

What is the average Burkel lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Burkel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Burkel in 1958 was 57, and 79 in 2004.

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