Berreth Family History

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Berreth Name Meaning

German: variant form of Berroth, a family name in Württemberg imported by (French) Waldensians in 1699, recorded subsequently as Perrot and Perrault. The name is derived from the Germanic personal name Berwald, composed of the elements ber ‘bear’ (the animal) + wald- ‘to wield’, ‘rule’.

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


Similar surnames: Hereth, Derleth, Perret, Barrett, Berner, Barreto, Berrett, Bertz

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Berreth Family Origin

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Berreth Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Berreth occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Berreth's were Farmers. Farmer and Works In Rolling Mill were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Berreth.

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  • Farmer

    75%
  • Works In Rolling Mill

    25%

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Berreth Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Berreth Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Berreth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Berreth in 1963 was 77, and 92 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Berreth 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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