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Berghorst Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by a wilderness area on a mountain, from Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’ + Horst ‘wilderness’ (see Horst).

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


Similar surnames: Berghorn, Ter Horst, Berger, Mordhorst, Bergquist, Bornhorst

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Berghorst Family Origin

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Berghorst Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    75%
  • Keeping House

    25%

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In 1880, the most common Berghorst occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Berghorst's were Farmers. Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Berghorst.

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Berghorst Historical Records

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Berghorst Life Expectancy

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