Berkery Family History

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Berkery Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Bearthagra or Mac Biorthagra, literally ‘son of sharp pleading’, the name of an Ulster family who were Gaelic lawyers to the O’Neills.

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

Similar surnames: Corkery, Berry, Berley, Berke, Berkeley, Berney, Beery, Herkert

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Berkery Family Origin

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Berkery Family Occupations

What did your Berkery ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Berkery family was Domestic. The most common Berkery occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Berkery's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Berkery.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Cooper

  • Domestic


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

Berkery Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Berkery. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Berkery 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 472 immigration records available for the last name Berkery. 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 565 military records available for the last name Berkery. For the veterans among your Berkery ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Berkery Life Expectancy

What is the average Berkery lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Berkery life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Berkery in 1949 was 43, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Berkery

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Berkery 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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