Berchen Family History

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Berchen 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: Merchen, Eichen, Vercher, Kirchen, Eschen, Kerschen, Lerche, Zercher

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Berchen Family Origin

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Berchen Family Occupations

What did your Berchen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Berchen. The most common Berchen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Berchen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House


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

Berchen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 267 census records available for the last name Berchen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Berchen 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 57 immigration records available for the last name Berchen. 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 29 military records available for the last name Berchen. For the veterans among your Berchen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Berchen Life Expectancy

What is the average Berchen lifespan?

Between 1968 and 1998, in the United States, Berchen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Berchen in 1968 was 74, and 48 in 1998.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Berchen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Berchen 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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