Bertha Family History

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Bertha Name Meaning

German and Hungarian: from the female personal name Bertha (see Berta).

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

Similar surnames: Berth, Berta, Beth, Berka, Bertel, Merta, Bera, Berti, Kerth

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Bertha Family Origin

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Bertha Family Occupations

What did your Bertha ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Keeping House, Coal Miner and Dress Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bertha. A less common occupation for the Bertha family was Engineer. The most common Bertha occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 25% of Bertha's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

  • Coal Miner

  • Dress Maker

  • Engineer


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

Bertha Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Bertha. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bertha 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bertha. 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 652 military records available for the last name Bertha. For the veterans among your Bertha ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bertha Life Expectancy

What is the average Bertha lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Bertha life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Bertha in 1955 was 45, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bertha

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bertha 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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