Berche Family History

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Berche 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: Lerche, Vercher, Lerch, Ferch, Perch, Berch, Verch, Porche, Deroche

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Berche Family Origin

Where is the Berche family from?

Berche Family Occupations

What did your Berche ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farming and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Berche. The most common Berche occupation in the USA was Farming. 33% of Berche's were Farmings. A less common occupation for the Berche family was Shipping Clerk.

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  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Shipping Clerk


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

Berche Historical Records

What Berche family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 249 census records available for the last name Berche. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Berche 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 164 immigration records available for the last name Berche. 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 31 military records available for the last name Berche. For the veterans among your Berche ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Berche Life Expectancy

What is the average Berche lifespan?

Between 1966 and 1997, in the United States, Berche life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Berche in 1966 was 79, and 55 in 1997.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Berche

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Berche 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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