Berghorn Family History

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Berghorn Name Meaning

North German: topographic name for someone who lived by the corner of a mountain, from Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’ + Horn ‘corner’.

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

Similar surnames: Berghorst, Berger, Bergen, Mehlhorn, Berghoff, Bergh, Bergholz

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Berghorn Family Origin

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Berghorn Family Occupations

What did your Berghorn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Berghorn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Berghorn's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and (Boarder) Dress Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Berghorn. A less common occupation for the Berghorn family was At Home.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • (Boarder) Dress Maker

  • At Home


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

Berghorn Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Berghorn Life Expectancy

What is the average Berghorn lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Berghorn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Berghorn in 1960 was 59, and 103 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Berghorn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Berghorn 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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