Berst Family History

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Berst Name Meaning

Variant of German Bertz or Brest.

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


Similar surnames: Ferst, Bergt, Bernt, Boerst, Berck, Herst, Kerst, Borst, Gerst, Burst

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Berst Family Origin

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Berst Family Occupations

What did your Berst ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Berst occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Berst's were Farmers. Farmer, Gardner and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Berst. A less common occupation for the Berst family was Farmer And Cooper.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Gardner

    15%
  • Butcher

    5%
  • Farmer And Cooper

    5%

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

Berst Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Berst Life Expectancy

What is the average Berst lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Berst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Berst in 1962 was 69, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Berst

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Berst 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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