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Berkowitz Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the Yiddish male personal name Berke, Germanized form of either the Polish spelling Berkowicz or eastern Slavic Berkovich.

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


Similar surnames: Benowitz, Moskowitz, Berkovitz, Berkow, Leibowitz, Berkovich

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Berkowitz Family Origin

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Berkowitz Family Occupations

What did your Berkowitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Tailor and Packer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Berkowitz. 72% of Berkowitz men worked as a Tailor and 50% of Berkowitz women worked as a Packer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Berkowitz were Storekeeper and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Tailor
    72%
  • News Dealer
    15%
  • Storekeeper
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Packer
    50%
  • Saleslady
    50%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Berkowitz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 34,000 census records available for the last name Berkowitz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Berkowitz 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 13,000 immigration records available for the last name Berkowitz. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Berkowitz. For the veterans among your Berkowitz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Berkowitz Life Expectancy

What is the average Berkowitz lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Berkowitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Berkowitz in 1945 was 39, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Berkowitz

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