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Bergdorf Family History

Bergdorf Name Meaning
Origin unidentified. Possibly a German habitational name from places in Hamburg and Lower Saxony called Bergedorf, Bargdorf in Lower Saxony, or Bergsdorf in Brandenburg.

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

5,632 Historical Documents with Bergdorf on Ancestry.com
2,032 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
299 Military Records
169 Immigration Records
1,047 Census and Voter Lists
2,085 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Bergdorf Families

  • Number of Bergdorf families
     14 - 26
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Bergdorf last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Bergdorf Family Origin

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Bergdorf Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Bergdorf

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Bergdorf Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Bergdorf Civil War Service Records

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