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Bertelsen Family History

Bertelsen Name Meaning
German, Danish, and Norwegian: patronymic from Bertel, a pet form of Berthold.

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

76,429 Historical Documents with Bertelsen on Ancestry.com
37,665 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,116 Military Records
4,207 Immigration Records
4,853 Census and Voter Lists
28,588 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Bertelsen Families

  • Number of Bertelsen families
     16 - 30
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bertelsen families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Bertelsen last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Bertelsen census records

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Bertelsen Family Origin

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Bertelsen Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Bertelsen families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Bertelsen

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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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Bertelsen Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Bertelsen census records

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Bertelsen Civil War Service Records

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