Berkel Family History

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Berkel Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from Berkel (Berklo) near Hamelin.

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


Similar surnames: Birkel, Berke, Berkes, Bermel, Berkey, Bertel, Bergen, Berge, Merkel

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Berkel Family Origin

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Berkel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Tinner

    8%
  • Brick Mason

    4%
  • Cigar Maker

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Berkel family was Cigar Maker. The most common Berkel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Berkel's were Farmers. Farmer, Tinner and Brick Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Berkel.

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Berkel Historical Records

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Berkel Life Expectancy

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