Bergey Family History

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Bergey Name Meaning

In part, an altered spelling of Swiss German Bürki, from a pet form of the personal name Burkhard (see Burkhardt).

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


Similar surnames: Berley, Berkey, Berney, Berge, Berry, Berges, Bergt, Barley, Jerge

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Bergey Family Origin

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Bergey Family Occupations

What did your Bergey ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Hired Man were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Bergey. 31% of Bergey men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Bergey women worked as a Hired Man. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bergey were Carpenter and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    31%
  • Labourer
    18%
  • Blacksmith
    5%
  • Carpenter
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Hired Man
    50%
  • Stenographer
    50%

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

Bergey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Bergey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bergey 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 489 immigration records available for the last name Bergey. 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 Bergey. For the veterans among your Bergey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bergey Life Expectancy

What is the average Bergey lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Bergey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Bergey in 1952 was 69, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bergey

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