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Bertin Surname Meaning

French: from a diminutive of the ancient Germanic personal name Berhto a short form of various compound names formed with berht ‘bright famous’.

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


Similar surnames: Berton, Berti, Berte, Berlin, Perrin, Merlin, Burgin, Berto, Gervin

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Where is the Bertin family from?

You can see how Bertin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bertin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bertin families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 50 Bertin families living in New Brunswick. This was about 50% of all the recorded Bertin's in Canada. New Brunswick had the highest population of Bertin families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bertin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bertin ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Journalier were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Bertin. 38% of Bertin men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Bertin women worked as a Journalier. .

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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

  • Farmer
    38%
  • Labourer
    32%
  • Journalier
    18%
  • Cultivateur
    15%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Journalier
    100%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Bertin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bertin 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bertin. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bertin. For the veterans among your Bertin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bertin lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Bertin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Bertin in 1960 was 64, and 78 in 2004.

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