Berchet Family History

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Berchet 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: Vercher, Lerche, Zercher, Berchem, Kercher, Sarchet, Merchen, Becher

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Berchet Family Origin

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Berchet Family Occupations

What did your Berchet ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Armorer and Blacksmith were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Berchet. The most common Berchet occupation in the USA was Armorer. 50% of Berchet's were Armorers.

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  • Armorer

  • Blacksmith


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

Berchet Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 140 census records available for the last name Berchet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Berchet 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 40 immigration records available for the last name Berchet. 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 10 military records available for the last name Berchet. For the veterans among your Berchet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Berchet Life Expectancy

What is the average Berchet lifespan?

Between 1977 and 1990, in the United States, Berchet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Berchet in 1977 was 72, and 88 in 1990.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Berchet

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Berchet 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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