Bergmann Family History

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Bergmann Name Meaning

German (also found in Sweden): variant of Berg, reinforced by the addition of the suffix -man(n) ‘man’, a topographic name in most cases, but in some an occupational name for a miner.

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

Similar surnames: Bermann, Bergemann, Borgmann, Bergman, Bargmann, Obermann, Berman

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Bergmann Family Origin

Where is the Bergmann family from?

Bergmann Family Occupations

What did your Bergmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bergmann occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Bergmann's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bergmann. A less common occupation for the Bergmann family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Bergmann Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Bergmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bergmann 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 17,000 immigration records available for the last name Bergmann. 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 20,000 military records available for the last name Bergmann. For the veterans among your Bergmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bergmann Life Expectancy

What is the average Bergmann lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Bergmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Bergmann in 1957 was 53, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bergmann

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bergmann 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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