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Berghorn Family History

Berghorn Name Meaning
North German: topographic name for someone who lived by the corner of a mountain, from Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’ + Horn ‘corner’.

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

5,826 Historical Documents with Berghorn on Ancestry.com
1,688 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
402 Military Records
246 Immigration Records
1,547 Census and Voter Lists
1,943 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Berghorn Families

  • Number of Berghorn families
     10 - 17
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Berghorn families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Berghorn last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Berghorn census records

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Berghorn Family Origin

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Berghorn Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Berghorn

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Berghorn Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Berghorn census records

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Berghorn Civil War Service Records

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