Bergey Family History

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Bergey Name Meaning

In part, an altered spelling of Swiss German Bürki, from a pet form of the personal name Burkhard (see Burkhardt).

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


Similar surnames: Berley, Berkey, Berney, Berge, Berry, Berges, Bergt, Barley, Jerge

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Bergey Family Origin

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Bergey Family Occupations

What did your Bergey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bergey family was Carpenter. Farmer, Blacksmith and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bergey. The most common Bergey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Bergey's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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Bergey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bergey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bergey 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 Bergey. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bergey. For the veterans among your Bergey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bergey Life Expectancy

What is the average Bergey lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Bergey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Bergey in 1952 was 69, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bergey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bergey 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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