Berven Family History

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Berven Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead named Berven, from berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’ (Old Norse bjarg) + vin ‘meadow’.

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


Similar surnames: Bergen, Bergan, Berger, Berge, Burden, Beaver, Buren, Berges, Bearden

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Berven Family Origin

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Berven Family Occupations

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  • Coal Merchant

    50%
  • Commission Merchant Timber

    50%

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In 1881, the most common Berven occupation in the UK was Coal Merchant. 50% of Berven's were Coal Merchants. Coal Merchant and Commission Merchant Timber were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Berven.

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Berven Historical Records

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Berven Life Expectancy

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