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Berkheimer Name Meaning

South German: habitational name for someone from either of two places called Berkheim, near Biberach and near Esslingen in Württemberg. The place name is a compound of Old High German berg ‘hill’, ‘mountain’ + the common suffix of place names -heim (related to English home). In some cases it may possibly be a habitational name from any of various places in Hesse and Alsace named Bergheim.

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


Similar surnames: Berkheiser, Burkheimer, Bornheimer, Ostheimer, Wertheim, Reinheimer

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Berkheimer Family Origin

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Berkheimer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Berkheimer. The most common Berkheimer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Berkheimer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Berkheimer family was Keeping House.

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Berkheimer Life Expectancy

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