Burklund Family History

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Burklund Name Meaning

Probably a respelling of various Scandinavian ornamental or habitational names (from farms) formed with a first element meaning ‘birch’ + lund ‘grove’, as for example Birkelund, Bjørklund, Bjerklund.

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

Similar surnames: Bjorklund, Burkland, Berglund, Backlund, Forslund, Berland, Bylund

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Burklund Family Origin

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Burklund Family Occupations

What did your Burklund ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Tailor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Burklund. A less common occupation for the Burklund family was Works In Jewler Shop. The most common Burklund occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Burklund's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Tailor

  • Works In Jewler Shop


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Burklund Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Burklund. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burklund 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 213 immigration records available for the last name Burklund. 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 364 military records available for the last name Burklund. For the veterans among your Burklund ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burklund Life Expectancy

What is the average Burklund lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Burklund life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Burklund in 1964 was 72, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burklund

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