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Bergmeier Name Meaning

German: distinguishing name for a tenant farmer living on a mountainside, composed of Middle High German berc ‘mountain’ + meier ‘tenant farmer’ (see Meyer).

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


Similar surnames: Burgmeier, Berkemeier, Borgmeyer, Birchmeier, Reitmeier, Bredemeier

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Bergmeier Family Origin

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Bergmeier Family Occupations

What did your Bergmeier ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bergmeier family was Pedler. Farmer, Bricklayer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bergmeier. The most common Bergmeier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Bergmeier's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Bricklayer

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Pedler

    13%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bergmeier ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bergmeier Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bergmeier Life Expectancy

What is the average Bergmeier lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Bergmeier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Bergmeier in 1962 was 65, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bergmeier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bergmeier 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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