Bergman Family History

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Bergman Name Meaning

Swedish and Dutch: from Berg, with the addition of man ‘man’. Variant spelling of German Bergmann.

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

Similar surnames: Borgman, Berkman, Bergmann, Burgman, Bergan, Mersman, Berman, Hegman

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Bergman Family Origin

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Bergman Family Occupations

What did your Bergman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Clerk and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Bergman. 3% of Bergman men worked as a Clerk and 50% of Bergman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bergman were Optician Opthalmie dispensing and Domestic Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Clerk
  • Credit Clothier
  • Master Tailor
  • Optician Opthalmie dispensing

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Domestic Duties Unpaid
  • Domestic Servant

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

Bergman Historical Records

What Bergman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 85,000 census records available for the last name Bergman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bergman 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 28,000 immigration records available for the last name Bergman. 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 14,000 military records available for the last name Bergman. For the veterans among your Bergman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bergman Life Expectancy

What is the average Bergman lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Bergman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bergman in 1942 was 28, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bergman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bergman 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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