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Bergling Family History

Bergling Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Berling, Berglin, Bertling, Berlin, Bergin, Burling, Herling, Werling

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Where is the Bergling family from?

You can see how Bergling families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bergling family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Bergling families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 10 Bergling families living in Iowa. This was about 29% of all the recorded Bergling's in USA. Iowa had the highest population of Bergling families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bergling surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bergling ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Bergling. 36% of Bergling men worked as a Farmer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    36%
  • Manager
    18%
  • Mill Wright
    12%
  • Machinist
    12%
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What Bergling family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bergling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bergling census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 399 immigration records available for the last name Bergling. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 249 military records available for the last name Bergling. For the veterans among your Bergling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bergling lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Bergling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Bergling in 1963 was 88, and 80 in 2003.

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