Bergener Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Bergener Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from any of the many places called Bergen, especially in Bavaria.

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

Similar surnames: Bergner, Burgener, Bergen, Berner, Gerner, Berger, Berliner, Burgner

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Bergener Family Origin

Where is the Bergener family from?

Bergener Family Occupations

What did your Bergener ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bergener family was Clerk. Butcher, Baker and Brewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bergener. The most common Bergener occupation in the USA was Butcher. 40% of Bergener's were Butchers.

View Census data for Bergener | Data not to scale

  • Butcher

  • Baker

  • Brewer

  • Clerk


United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Bergener Historical Records

What Bergener family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bergener. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bergener census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Bergener

Passenger List

There are 321 immigration records available for the last name Bergener. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

View all Bergener immigration records

Draft Card

There are 432 military records available for the last name Bergener. For the veterans among your Bergener ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Bergener military records

You've only scratched the surface of Bergener family history.

Bergener Life Expectancy

What is the average Bergener lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Bergener life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Bergener in 1962 was 55, and 82 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bergener

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bergener 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 Bergener Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name