Berchan Family History

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Berchan 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: Merchant, Marchan, Merchen, German, Verran, Derham, Marchal, Kershaw

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Berchan Family Origin

Where is the Berchan family from?

Berchan Family Occupations

What did your Berchan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Baker (Journeyman) and Capmaker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Berchan. The most common Berchan occupation in the UK was Baker (Journeyman). 50% of Berchan's were Baker (Journeyman)s.

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  • Baker (Journeyman)

  • Capmaker


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Berchan ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Berchan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 208 census records available for the last name Berchan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Berchan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 50 immigration records available for the last name Berchan. 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 Card

There are 12 military records available for the last name Berchan. For the veterans among your Berchan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Berchan Life Expectancy

What is the average Berchan lifespan?

Between 1966 and 1999, in the United States, Berchan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Berchan in 1966 was 71, and 73 in 1999.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Berchan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Berchan ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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