Bergevin Family History

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Bergevin Name Meaning

French: variant spelling of Burgevin, a nickname for a roisterer, from Old French burger ‘to strike’, ‘to steal or carry off’, ‘to make a noise’ + vin ‘wine’. In Canada, it was first recorded in the forms Bréchevin and Brugevin, also called Langevin (meaning ‘(the) one from Anjou’), in 1668 in Quebec city. The North American forms appear in no modern dictionary of French names.

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

Similar surnames: Beavin, Berge, Langevin, Berger, Berglin, Berezin, Bergen, Brewin

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Bergevin Family Origin

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Bergevin Family Occupations

What did your Bergevin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bergevin occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 26% of Bergevin's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Bergevin family was Commis. Cultivateur, Journalier and Voyageur were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bergevin.

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  • Cultivateur

  • Journalier

  • Voyageur

  • Commis


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Bergevin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Bergevin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bergevin 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 431 immigration records available for the last name Bergevin. 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.

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Draft Card

There are 764 military records available for the last name Bergevin. For the veterans among your Bergevin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bergevin Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Bergevin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Bergevin in 1952 was 45, and 73 in 2004.

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