Berck Family History

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Berck Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German or Dutch Berk.

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


Similar surnames: Berk, Beeck, Borck, Berch, Barck, Erck, Burck, Merck, Bersch, Berns

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Berck Family Origin

Where is the Berck family from?

Berck Family Occupations

What did your Berck ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Mason and Cigarmaker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Berck. The most common Berck occupation in Canada was Mason. 50% of Berck's were Masons. A less common occupation for the Berck family was Finisher.

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  • Mason

    50%
  • Cigarmaker

    25%
  • Finisher

    25%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Berck ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Berck Historical Records

What Berck family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Berck Life Expectancy

What is the average Berck lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Berck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Berck in 1958 was 56, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Berck

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Berck ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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