Berkstresser Family History

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Berkstresser Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Bergsträsser (see Bergstresser).

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

Similar surnames: Bergstresser, Stetser, Berkheiser, Berkemeyer, Strasser, Elsesser

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Berkstresser Family Origin

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Berkstresser Family Occupations

What did your Berkstresser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Berkstresser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Berkstresser's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Berkstresser family was Bethel Minister. Farmer, Carpenter and Banker & Clothier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Berkstresser.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Banker & Clothier

  • Bethel Minister


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

Berkstresser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Berkstresser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Berkstresser 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 113 immigration records available for the last name Berkstresser. 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 738 military records available for the last name Berkstresser. For the veterans among your Berkstresser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Berkstresser Life Expectancy

What is the average Berkstresser lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Berkstresser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Berkstresser in 1956 was 42, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Berkstresser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Berkstresser 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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