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Berzins Name Meaning

Latvian (Bērziņš): topographic name for someone living among birch trees derived from bērzs ‘birch’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Berezin, Cerino, Berlin, Berns, Burkins, Bergin, Borino, Beins

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Where is the Berzins family from?

You can see how Berzins families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Berzins family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Berzins families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 4 Berzins families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 15% of all the recorded Berzins's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Berzins families in 1920.
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What did your Berzins ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Berzins. 50% of Berzins men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Berzins women worked as a Waitress. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
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Passenger Lists

There are 918 immigration records available for the last name Berzins. 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 85 military records available for the last name Berzins. For the veterans among your Berzins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Berzins lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Berzins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Berzins in 1959 was 53, and 91 in 2004.

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