Bertel Family History

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Bertel Name Meaning

German, Swedish, and Danish: from a pet form of the personal name Berthold. French: from a derivative of Old French berte ‘basket’, ‘pannier’.

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


Similar surnames: Bartel, Ertel, Hertel, Oertel, Bertels, Berge, Berte, Berney, Berner

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Bertel Family Origin

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Bertel Family Occupations

What did your Bertel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bertel. 20% of Bertel men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Bertel women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bertel were Farm Laborer and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Clerk
    15%
  • Salesman
    15%
  • Farm Laborer
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    43%
  • Laborer
    29%
  • Stenographer
    29%

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

Bertel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bertel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bertel 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 572 immigration records available for the last name Bertel. 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 604 military records available for the last name Bertel. For the veterans among your Bertel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bertel Life Expectancy

What is the average Bertel lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2003, in the United States, Bertel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Bertel in 1956 was 57, and 83 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bertel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bertel 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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