Bergner Family History

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Bergner Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from any of various places called Bergen (notably in Bavaria). Swedish: variant of Berg, with the addition of the suffix -ner.

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

Similar surnames: Berger, Bergener, Bergen, Berner, Birkner, Burger, Gerner, Burgner

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Bergner Family Origin

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Bergner Family Occupations

What did your Bergner ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Assist Manager Jewellery Facto and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Bergner. 17% of Bergner men worked as an Assist Manager Jewellery Facto and 38% of Bergner women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bergner were Hairdressers Assistant and House wife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Assist Manager Jewellery Facto
  • Bristle Brewer Sorter
  • General Labourer Constructional Engineerring H W
  • Hairdressers Assistant

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Civil Servant Clerical
  • Home Duties
  • House wife

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

Bergner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Bergner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bergner 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bergner. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Bergner. For the veterans among your Bergner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bergner Life Expectancy

What is the average Bergner lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Bergner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bergner in 1948 was 50, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bergner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bergner 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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