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Berte Surname Meaning

Italian (Berté): probably from a short form of the personal name Bertiere a derivative of Berto . German: variant of Bert . Hungarian: from a pet form of the personal name Bertalan Hungarian form of Bartholomew . French: from the feminine form of the personal name Bert . French: nickname or metonymic occupational name from Old French berte ‘basket pannier’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Berto, Berta, Berti, Barto, Berke, Bertke, Bertel, Barta, Berge

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Where is the Berte family from?

You can see how Berte families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Berte family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Berte families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 13 Berte families living in Quebec. This was about 59% of all the recorded Berte's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Berte families in 1911.
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What did your Berte ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Berte. 100% of Berte men worked as a Labourer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Labourer
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Berte. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Berte census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Berte. 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 Cards

There are 814 military records available for the last name Berte. For the veterans among your Berte ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Berte lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Berte life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Berte in 1962 was 76, and 74 in 2004.

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