Berchard Family History

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Berchard 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: Orchard, Bernhard, Bechard, Reichard, Burchard, Birchard, Echard

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Berchard Family Origin

Where is the Berchard family from?

Berchard Family Occupations

What did your Berchard ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Manufactor Of Furniture were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Berchard. The most common Berchard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Berchard's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Berchard family was Retired Farmer.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Manufactor Of Furniture

  • Retired Farmer


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

Berchard Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 539 census records available for the last name Berchard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Berchard 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 156 immigration records available for the last name Berchard. 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 46 military records available for the last name Berchard. For the veterans among your Berchard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Berchard Life Expectancy

What is the average Berchard lifespan?

Between 1970 and 1972, in the United States, Berchard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Berchard in 1970 was 80, and 66 in 1972.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Berchard

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Berchard 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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