Bergstrom Family History

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Bergstrom Name Meaning

Swedish (Bergström): ornamental name composed of the elements berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’ + ström ‘river’.

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


Similar surnames: Borgstrom, Fernstrom, Engstrom, Bergsten, Bergstrand, Bergstedt

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Bergstrom Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Bergstrom name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Bergstrom. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    32%

  • Sweden

    15%

  • Norway

    14%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    13%

  • Germanic Europe

    8%

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Bergstrom Family Origin

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Bergstrom Family Occupations

What did your Bergstrom ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bergstrom family was Shoe Maker. Farmer, Blacksmith and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bergstrom. The most common Bergstrom occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Bergstrom's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Blacksmith

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Shoe Maker

    3%

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

Bergstrom Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 33,000 census records available for the last name Bergstrom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bergstrom 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 23,000 immigration records available for the last name Bergstrom. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Bergstrom. For the veterans among your Bergstrom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bergstrom Life Expectancy

What is the average Bergstrom lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Bergstrom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bergstrom in 1944 was 29, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bergstrom

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bergstrom 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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