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Bergner Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from any of various places called Bergen (notably in Bavaria). Swedish: variant of Berg, with the addition of the suffix -ner.

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


Similar surnames: Berger, Bergener, Bergen, Berner, Birkner, Burger, Gerner, Burgner

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Where is the Bergner family from?

You can see how Bergner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bergner family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bergner families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 9 Bergner families living in Quebec. This was about 45% of all the recorded Bergner's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Bergner families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bergner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bergner ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Bergner. 45% of Bergner men worked as a Farmer.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    45%
  • Cultivateur
    34%
  • Avocat
    23%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Bergner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bergner census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bergner. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Bergner. For the veterans among your Bergner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bergner lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Bergner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bergner in 1948 was 50, and 86 in 2004.

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