Berling Family History

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Berling Name Meaning

German and Scandinavian: perhaps, as Søndergaard suggests, from German Berlingk, a patronymic from Berit, a dialect form of the personal name Berthold.

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


Similar surnames: Herling, Werling, Berlin, Gerling, Bering, Erling, Berding, Bertling

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Berling Family Origin

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Berling Family Occupations

What did your Berling ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Berling occupation in the UK was Retired Laundress. 50% of Berling's were Retired Laundresss. Retired Laundress and Tailor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Berling.

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  • Retired Laundress

    50%
  • Tailor

    50%

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

Berling Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Berling Life Expectancy

What is the average Berling lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Berling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Berling in 1959 was 49, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Berling

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Berling 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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