Berreth Family History

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Berreth Name Meaning

German: variant form of Berroth, a family name in Württemberg imported by (French) Waldensians in 1699, recorded subsequently as Perrot and Perrault. The name is derived from the Germanic personal name Berwald, composed of the elements ber ‘bear’ (the animal) + wald- ‘to wield’, ‘rule’.

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

Similar surnames: Hereth, Derleth, Perret, Barrett, Berner, Barreto, Berrett, Bertz

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Berreth Family Origin

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Berreth Family Occupations

What did your Berreth ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and At Home were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Berreth. 60% of Berreth men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Berreth women worked as an At Home. Some less common occupations for Americans named Berreth were Car Repairer and Tacker

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Baker
  • Car Repairer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • At Home
  • Inspector
  • Tacker

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

Berreth Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Berreth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Berreth 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 307 immigration records available for the last name Berreth. 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 324 military records available for the last name Berreth. For the veterans among your Berreth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Berreth Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Berreth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Berreth in 1963 was 77, and 92 in 2004.

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