Bergh Family History

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Bergh Name Meaning

Scandinavian: ornamental spelling of Berg. Dutch: in some cases, possibly a shortening of van den Bergh, a topographic name denoting someone living on a hill (see Vandenbergh). Dutch: possibly also from Middle Dutch barg, berg ‘castrated pig’, either as an occupational name for a pig farmer or possibly as a nickname.

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


Similar surnames: Berg, Berge, Bergo, Burg, Birch, Barch, Berch, Lerch, Berges, Berry

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Bergh Family Origin

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Bergh Family Occupations

What did your Bergh ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Apprentice Gauge Maker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Bergh. 9% of Bergh men worked as an Apprentice Gauge Maker and 50% of Bergh women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bergh were Engineering Machinist Ordnan Melling Drilling Capstan Factory and Sec To Co Supply Of public Companies

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Apprentice Gauge Maker
    9%
  • Cinemotographer
    9%
  • Dental Surgeon
    9%
  • Engineering Machinist Ordnan Melling Drilling Capstan Factory
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%
  • Chartered Masseuse (c S M M G m)
    6%
  • Private Means
    6%
  • Sec To Co Supply Of public Companies
    6%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Bergh Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Bergh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bergh 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Bergh. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Bergh. For the veterans among your Bergh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bergh Life Expectancy

What is the average Bergh lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Bergh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Bergh in 1945 was 33, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bergh

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