Bertelson Family History

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Bertelson Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Bertelsen or the Swedish cognate Bertelsson.

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

Similar surnames: Bartelson, Petterson, Berthelsen, Mortenson, Bernson, Bartleson

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Bertelson Family Origin

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Bertelson Family Occupations

What did your Bertelson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Flagman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bertelson. The most common Bertelson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Bertelson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bertelson family was Merchant.

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  • Farmer

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Flagman

  • Merchant


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

Bertelson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bertelson Life Expectancy

What is the average Bertelson lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Bertelson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Bertelson in 1957 was 59, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bertelson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bertelson 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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