Berka Family History

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Berka Name Meaning

Czech, Slovak, and Polish: from a pet form of the Germanic personal name Bernhard. Hungarian: from a pet form of the personal names Bernát (see Bernhard) or Bertalan (see Bartholomew). German: habitational name from any of several places named with Germanic birka ‘birch tree’, notably in Hesse and Thuringia.

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


Similar surnames: Berko, Bera, Berke, Berk, Belka, Berta, Berna, Berto, Bern, Barta

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Berka Family Origin

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Berka Family Occupations

What did your Berka ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Bookkeeper and Saloon Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Berka. A less common occupation for the Berka family was Tailor. The most common Berka occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Berka's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Bookkeeper

    17%
  • Saloon Keeper

    17%
  • Tailor

    17%

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

Berka Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Berka Life Expectancy

What is the average Berka lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Berka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Berka in 1961 was 60, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Berka

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Berka 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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