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Berkowitz Family History

Berkowitz Name Meaning
Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the Yiddish male personal name Berke, Germanized form of either the Polish spelling Berkowicz or eastern Slavic Berkovich.

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

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27,167 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,499 Military Records
12,220 Immigration Records
32,328 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Berkowitz Families

  • Number of Berkowitz families
     429 - 856
     144 - 428
     1 - 143
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Berkowitz families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Berkowitz last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Berkowitz Family Origin

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Berkowitz Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Berkowitz

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Berkowitz Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Berkowitz census records

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Berkowitz Civil War Service Records

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