Berggren Family History

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Berggren Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’ + gren ‘branch’

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


Similar surnames: Bergsten, Brogren, Forsgren, Blomgren, Mellgren, Bergen, Bogren

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Berggren Family Origin

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Berggren Family Occupations

What did your Berggren ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Berggren. A less common occupation for the Berggren family was Blacksmith. The most common Berggren occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Berggren's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Miner

    10%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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Berggren Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Berggren Life Expectancy

What is the average Berggren lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Berggren life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Berggren in 1945 was 20, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Berggren

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Berggren 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.

Famous Berggren Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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