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Bergan Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name for someone from any of various farms in southeastern Norway named with Norwegian berg ‘mountain’ (Old Norse bjarg). In some cases, perhaps a variant spelling of the Irish surname Bergin.

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


Similar surnames: Bergen, Bergin, Berven, Bergman, Began, German, Bean, Bergmann, Organ

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Bergan Family Origin

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Bergan Family Occupations

What did your Bergan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bergan occupation in Canada was Butcher. 33% of Bergan's were Butchers. Butcher and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bergan. A less common occupation for the Bergan family was Labourer.

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  • Butcher

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Labourer

    33%

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Bergan Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Bergan ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Bergan Life Expectancy

What is the average Bergan lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, Bergan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Bergan in 1950 was 46, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bergan 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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