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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 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Berwick. 7% of Berwick men worked as a General Labourer and 67% of Berwick women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Berwick were Gardener and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    7%
  • Incapacitated
    7%
  • Railway Clerk
    6%
  • Gardener
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    67%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    4%
  • Incapacitated
    3%
  • Housewife
    2%

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

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.

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