Bergan Family History

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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 1921, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Bergan. 25% of Bergan men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Bergan women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bergan were Journalier and Student

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Miner
  • Journalier

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Bookkeeper
  • Servante
  • Student

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Bergan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Bergan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bergan 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Bergan. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Bergan. For the veterans among your Bergan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bergan Life Expectancy

What is the average Bergan lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bergan

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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