Berton Family History

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Berton Name Meaning

French: from a pet form of Bert. Perhaps also a variant spelling of English Burton.

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


Similar surnames: Bertin, Beron, Berto, Borton, Barton, Berte, Beeton, Beaton, Leyton

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Berton Family Origin

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Berton Family Occupations

What did your Berton ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Merchant, Journalier and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Berton. A less common occupation for the Berton family was Cultivateur. The most common Berton occupation in Canada was Merchant. 18% of Berton's were Merchants.

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  • Merchant

    18%
  • Journalier

    12%
  • School

    12%
  • Cultivateur

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Berton ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Berton Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Berton Life Expectancy

What is the average Berton lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Berton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Berton in 1944 was 32, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Berton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Berton 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.

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