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Berwick Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Berwick-on-Tweed, on the Northumbrian coast at the mouth of the Tweed river, a border town that regularly changed hands between the Scots and the English. English: variant of Barwick.

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

Similar surnames: Barwick, Bewick, Beswick, Merrick, Burwick, Herwick, Harwick, Fenwick

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Berwick Family Origin

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Berwick Family Occupations

What did your Berwick ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Blacksmith and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Berwick. The most common Berwick occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Berwick's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Berwick family was Annuitant.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Blacksmith

  • Farmer

  • Annuitant


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

Berwick Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 38,000 census records available for the last name Berwick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Berwick 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Berwick. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Berwick. For the veterans among your Berwick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Berwick Life Expectancy

What is the average Berwick lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Berwick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Berwick in 1952 was 61, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Berwick

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Berwick 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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