Burkhead Family History

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Burkhead Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Birkhead (see Birkett). Americanized form of German Burkhart.

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


Similar surnames: Birkhead, Birckhead, Burkett, Burke, Burkham, Burkhard, Burkey

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Burkhead Family Origin

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Burkhead Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Planter

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Burkhead occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Burkhead's were Farmers. Farmer, Planter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burkhead. A less common occupation for the Burkhead family was Keeping House.

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Burkhead Life Expectancy

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