Bergholz Family History

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Bergholz Name Meaning

German: folk-etymological variant of the personal name Berchtold (see Berthold), probably via Bercholz, another variant; or from a respelling of the Low German topographic name Berkholt ‘birchwood’, from Middle Low German berk(e) ‘birch’ + holt (High German Holz) ‘wood’.

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

Similar surnames: Birkholz, Buchholz, Rebholz, Bergo, Keilholtz, Berthold, Gerhold

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Bergholz Family Origin

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Bergholz Family Occupations

What did your Bergholz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bergholz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Bergholz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bergholz family was Civil Engineer. Farmer, Laborer and Barkeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bergholz.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Barkeeper

  • Civil Engineer


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Bergholz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bergholz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bergholz 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 569 immigration records available for the last name Bergholz. 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 354 military records available for the last name Bergholz. For the veterans among your Bergholz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bergholz Life Expectancy

What is the average Bergholz lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Bergholz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Bergholz in 1956 was 51, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bergholz

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