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Berge Family History

Berge Name Meaning
Norwegian and Swedish: variant of Berg, from the dative form.German: variant (from the oblique case) of Berg or a habitational name from any of several places so named, notably in Westphalia.French: topographic name for someone who lived on a steep bank, from Old French berge ‘bank’ (apparently of Gaulish origin).French: hypercorrected spelling of Barge.

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

173,161 Historical Documents with Berge on Ancestry.com
45,601 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
9,390 Military Records
9,498 Immigration Records
24,408 Census and Voter Lists
84,264 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Berge Families

  • Number of Berge families
     53 - 104
     18 - 52
     1 - 17
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Berge families
     11 - 20
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Berge families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Berge census records

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Berge Family Origin

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Berge Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Berge

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Berge Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Berge census records

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Berge Civil War Service Records

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