Bermingham Family History

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Bermingham Name Meaning

Irish (of English origin): variant spelling of Birmingham. This spelling is found chiefly in Ireland.

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

Similar surnames: Birmingham, Billingham, Newingham, Berrigan, Berringer, Cunningham

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Bermingham Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Bermingham name?

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

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  • Ireland & Scotland


  • England & Wales


  • France


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Bermingham Family Origin

Where is the Bermingham family from?

Bermingham Family Occupations

What did your Bermingham ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bermingham occupation in the UK was Lodging House Keeper. 9% of Bermingham's were Lodging House Keepers. A less common occupation for the Bermingham family was Certificated School Master. Lodging House Keeper, Annuitant and Cellarman Wine Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bermingham.

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  • Lodging House Keeper

  • Annuitant

  • Cellarman Wine Merchant

  • Certificated School Master


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

Bermingham Historical Records

What Bermingham family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Bermingham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bermingham 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Bermingham. 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 Bermingham. For the veterans among your Bermingham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bermingham Life Expectancy

What is the average Bermingham lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Bermingham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bermingham in 1963 was 64, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bermingham

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bermingham 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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