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Berget Name Meaning

Norwegian: variant of Berg, from the definite singular form of berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

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

Similar surnames: Berge, Berges, Bergen, Berger, Bergan, Bergum, Berven, Borger, Berkes

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Where is the Berget family from?

You can see how Berget families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Berget family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Berget families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 8 Berget families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 57% of all the recorded Berget's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Berget families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Berget surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Berget ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Berget. 34% of Berget men worked as a Farmer.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Laborer
  • New Worker

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Berget. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Berget census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 660 immigration records available for the last name Berget. 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 Cards

There are 204 military records available for the last name Berget. For the veterans among your Berget ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Berget lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Berget life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Berget in 1951 was 40, and 80 in 2004.

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