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

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Servant

    14%
  • Labourer

    9%
  • Son

    9%

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

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Bert Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bert

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