Berthelsen Family History

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Berthelsen Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: variant spelling of Bertelsen.

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


Similar surnames: Bertelsen, Bergesen, Bertelson, Bartelson, Brotherson, Truelsen

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Berthelsen Family Origin

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Berthelsen Family Occupations

What did your Berthelsen ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer and Farmer And Blacksmith were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Berthelsen. The most common Berthelsen occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Berthelsen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farmer And Blacksmith

    50%

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Berthelsen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Berthelsen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Berthelsen 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Berthelsen. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Berthelsen. For the veterans among your Berthelsen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Berthelsen Life Expectancy

What is the average Berthelsen lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Berthelsen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Berthelsen in 1949 was 44, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Berthelsen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Berthelsen 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.

Famous Berthelsen Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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