Berkheiser Family History

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Berkheiser Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Birkhäuser, a habitational name for someone from any of several places (in Westphalia, Bavaria, and Thuringia) named Birkhausen, a compound of Old High German birka ‘birch’ + hus ‘house’. Altered spelling of German Berghäuser, a habitational name for someone from any of numerous places called Berghausen, for example in Württemberg.

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


Similar surnames: Berkheimer, Bernheisel, Werkheiser, Burkheimer, Reiser, Kreiser

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Berkheiser Family Origin

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Berkheiser Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    24%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Barber

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Berkheiser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Berkheiser's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Berkheiser. A less common occupation for the Berkheiser family was Barber.

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Berkheiser Historical Records

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Berkheiser Life Expectancy

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