Bergesen Family History

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Bergesen Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: variant of Bergerson.

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


Similar surnames: Bergeson, Bertelsen, Bernsen, Borresen, Helgesen, Berthelsen

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Bergesen Family Origin

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Bergesen Family Occupations

What did your Bergesen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bergesen. The most common Bergesen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Bergesen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Keeping House

    33%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Bergesen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bergesen Life Expectancy

What is the average Bergesen lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Bergesen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bergesen in 1956 was 28, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bergesen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bergesen 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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