Bergum Family History

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Bergum Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead named Bergum, from the dative plural of berg ‘hill’, ‘mountain’.

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

Similar surnames: Bergo, Berger, Berg, Berge, Bergan, Belgum, Bergen, Eggum, Lerum

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Bergum Family Origin

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Bergum Family Occupations

What did your Bergum ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bergum family was Lumbering. Farmer, Laborer and Hotel were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bergum. The most common Bergum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Bergum's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Hotel

  • Lumbering


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

Bergum Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bergum Life Expectancy

What is the average Bergum lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Bergum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Bergum in 1949 was 29, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bergum

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bergum 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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