Berchel Family History

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Berchel 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: Reichel, Vercher, Eichel, Peschel, Lerche, Fenchel, Heichel, Marchel

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Berchel Family Origin

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Berchel Family Occupations

What did your Berchel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Berchel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Berchel's were Farmers. Farmer and Shoemaker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Berchel.

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  • Farmer

  • Shoemaker


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

Berchel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 161 census records available for the last name Berchel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Berchel 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 69 immigration records available for the last name Berchel. 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 9 military records available for the last name Berchel. For the veterans among your Berchel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Berchel Life Expectancy

What is the average Berchel lifespan?

Between 1976 and 1988, in the United States, Berchel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Berchel in 1976 was 59, and 76 in 1988.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Berchel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Berchel 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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