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Bertelsen Name Meaning

German, Danish, and Norwegian: patronymic from Bertel, a pet form of Berthold.

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


Similar surnames: Berthelsen, Ketelsen, Bernsen, Bertel, Bertels, Berndsen, Pettersen

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Bertelsen Family Origin

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Bertelsen Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    31%
  • Farmer

    23%
  • Brick Maker

    8%
  • Butcher

    8%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bertelsen family was Butcher. Laborer, Farmer and Brick Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bertelsen. The most common Bertelsen occupation in the USA was Laborer. 31% of Bertelsen's were Laborers.

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Bertelsen Historical Records

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Bertelsen Life Expectancy

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