Bertsch Family History

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Bertsch Name Meaning

German (Alemannic and Swabian): from an Alemannic pet form of the personal name Berthold.

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


Similar surnames: Betsch, Bartsch, Bersch, Gertsch, Borsch, Berish, Hersch, Butsch

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Bertsch Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Bertsch name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Bertsch. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    38%

  • Germanic Europe

    24%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    12%

  • Norway

    5%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    5%

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Bertsch Family Origin

Where is the Bertsch family from?

Bertsch Family Occupations

What did your Bertsch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bertsch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Bertsch's were Farmers. Farmer, Butcher and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bertsch. A less common occupation for the Bertsch family was Confectioner.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Butcher

    5%
  • Baker

    3%
  • Confectioner

    3%

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

Bertsch Historical Records

What Bertsch family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Bertsch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bertsch 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bertsch. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Bertsch. For the veterans among your Bertsch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bertsch Life Expectancy

What is the average Bertsch lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Bertsch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Bertsch in 1948 was 47, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bertsch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bertsch 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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