Bercegeay Family History

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Bercegeay Name Meaning

French: from Old French berser ‘to shoot (with a bow and arrow)’ + gay ‘magpie’ (Latin gajus). It may have been an occupational name for someone whose job was quite literally to control magpies.

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


Similar surnames: Berger, Mersereau, Berley, Berge, Becerra, Bergan, Berkeley, Beckley

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Bercegeay Family Origin

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Bercegeay Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Bercegeay occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Bercegeay's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bercegeay family was School Teacher. Farmer, Laborer and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bercegeay.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Merchant

    20%
  • School Teacher

    20%

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Bercegeay Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bercegeay. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bercegeay 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bercegeay. 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 Bercegeay. For the veterans among your Bercegeay ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bercegeay Life Expectancy

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Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Bercegeay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Bercegeay in 1967 was 69, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bercegeay

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