Bergdorf Family History

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Bergdorf Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Possibly a German habitational name from places in Hamburg and Lower Saxony called Bergedorf, Bargdorf in Lower Saxony, or Bergsdorf in Brandenburg.

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


Similar surnames: Burgdorf, Reisdorf, Beyersdorf, Overdorf, Bergner, Batdorf, Bendorf

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Bergdorf Family Origin

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Bergdorf Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Barber

    10%
  • Basket Maker

    10%
  • Boiling Salt

    10%

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In 1880, Farmer, Barber and Basket Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bergdorf. The most common Bergdorf occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Bergdorf's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bergdorf family was Boiling Salt.

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Bergdorf Historical Records

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Bergdorf Life Expectancy

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