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Berta Surname Meaning

Italian and Hungarian: from the personal name Berta a short form of various ancient Germanic compound names formed with berht ‘bright famous’. Hungarian: from a short form of the personal name Bertalan Hungarian form of Bartholomew . Croatian and Serbian: cognate of 1 above or a name of Hungarian origin (see also 2 above).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Berto, Bert, Berka, Berti, Bera, Berte, Barta, Berna, Barto, Bertha

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Where is the Berta family from?

You can see how Berta families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Berta family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Berta families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 5 Berta families living in Kent. This was about 50% of all the recorded Berta's in United Kingdom. Kent had the highest population of Berta families in 1891.
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What did your Berta ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Berta. 100% of Berta women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Berta. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Berta. For the veterans among your Berta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Berta lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Berta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Berta in 1953 was 48, and 74 in 2004.

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