Bert Family History

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Bert Name Meaning

English and French: from the Germanic personal name Berto, a short form of the various compound personal names formed with berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’ (see for example Berthold, Bertholf, and Bertram).

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

Similar surnames: Berto, Berta, Baert, Bart, Bero, Belt, Obert, Berg, Best, Beat

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Bert Family Origin

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Bert Family Occupations

What did your Bert ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bert family was Son. The most common Bert occupation in Canada was Farmer. 45% of Bert's were Farmers. Farmer, Servant and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bert.

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  • Farmer

  • Servant

  • Labourer

  • Son


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bert ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bert Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 36,000 census records available for the last name Bert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bert 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Bert. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Bert. For the veterans among your Bert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bert Life Expectancy

What is the average Bert lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Bert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Bert in 1955 was 34, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bert ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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