Berch Name Meaning

Shortened form of Dutch van den Berch, a variant of Vandenberg. Variant of German Bercht, from a short form of the personal names Berthold or Albrecht (see Albert).

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

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Berch Family Origin

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Berch Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Bank Clerk

    3%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

In 1880, the most common Berch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Berch's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Bank Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Berch. A less common occupation for the Berch family was Blacksmith.

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Berch Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Berch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Berch in 1950 was 42, and 66 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Berch

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