Bertels Family History

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Bertels Name Meaning

German and Swedish: from the personal name Bertel. The genitive -s is either a patronymic suffix or denotes possession (of a house, for instance).

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

Similar surnames: Bertel, Mertens, Bartels, Ertel, Hertel, Bartel, Bertelsen, Berges

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Bertels Family Origin

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Bertels Family Occupations

What did your Bertels ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bertels family was Coal-Wood Dealer. Farmer, Laborer and Cloth Cutter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bertels. The most common Bertels occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Bertels's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Cloth Cutter

  • Coal-Wood Dealer


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

Bertels Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bertels. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bertels 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 537 immigration records available for the last name Bertels. 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 439 military records available for the last name Bertels. For the veterans among your Bertels ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bertels Life Expectancy

What is the average Bertels lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Bertels life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Bertels in 1962 was 67, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bertels 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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