Von Bergen Family History

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Von Bergen Name Meaning

German (von Bergen): topographic name for someone who lived in a mountainous area, from Middle High German berc ‘mountain’, ‘hill’ (dative plural bergen).

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


Similar surnames: Von Bargen, Van Bergen, Von Seggern, Bergen, Von Behren, Von Berg

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Von Bergen Family Origin

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Von Bergen Family Occupations

What did your Von Bergen ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Clerk Swiss Federal Rlys and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Von Bergen. 25% of Von Bergen men worked as a Clerk Swiss Federal Rlys and 75% of Von Bergen women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Von Bergen were Ovanger Watch Co Company Accountant and Shorthand Typist

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Clerk Swiss Federal Rlys
    25%
  • Gen Med Practitioner
    25%
  • Ladies Hairdresser
    25%
  • Ovanger Watch Co Company Accountant
    25%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    75%
  • Shorthand Typist
    25%

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

Von Bergen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Von Bergen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Von Bergen 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 521 immigration records available for the last name Von Bergen. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Von Bergen. For the veterans among your Von Bergen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Von Bergen Life Expectancy

What is the average Von Bergen lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Von Bergen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Von Bergen in 1953 was 44, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Von Bergen

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