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 1881, the most common Bergey occupation in Canada was Farmer. 43% of Bergey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bergey family was Servant. Farmer, Labourer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bergey.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Labourer

    29%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Servant

    14%

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Bergey Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Bergey ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Bergey Life Expectancy

What is the average Bergey lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, 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.

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