Berchem Family History

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Berchem Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name from any of several places in the Netherlands so called.

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


Similar surnames: Birchem, Barham, Parchem, Buescher, Bergner, Burcham, Becher, Lerche

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Berchem Family Origin

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Berchem Family Occupations

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Berchem Historical Records

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There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Berchem. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Berchem 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Berchem. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Berchem. For the veterans among your Berchem ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Berchem Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Berchem life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Berchem in 1963 was 77, and 60 in 2004.

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Famous Berchem Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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