Bergquist Family History

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Bergquist Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’ + quist, an old or ornamental spelling of kvist ‘twig’.

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


Similar surnames: Engquist, Nordquist, Boquist, Edquist, Hedquist, Elmquist, Enquist

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Bergquist Family Origin

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Bergquist Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Painter

    12%
  • Cabinet Maker

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%

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In 1880, Farmer, Painter and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bergquist. A less common occupation for the Bergquist family was Laborer. The most common Bergquist occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Bergquist's were Farmers.

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Bergquist Historical Records

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Bergquist Life Expectancy

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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