Burkham Family History

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Burkham Name Meaning

Americanized form of the German habitational name Burkheim (see Burkheimer).

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


Similar surnames: Burcham, Burnham, Kirkham, Burham, Burkhead, Bucknam, Burnam, Durham

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Burkham Family Origin

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Burkham Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Conductor Horse Car

    11%
  • Keeps House

    11%
  • Teamster

    11%

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In 1880, Farmer, Conductor Horse Car and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burkham. A less common occupation for the Burkham family was Teamster. The most common Burkham occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Burkham's were Farmers.

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Burkham Historical Records

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Burkham Life Expectancy

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