Berchey Family History

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Berchey 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, Hershey, Peachey, Lerche, Archey, Teachey, Zercher, Berchem

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Berchey Family Origin

Where is the Berchey family from?

Berchey Family Occupations

What did your Berchey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Berchey occupation in the USA was Supt. Silk Works. 100% of Berchey's were Supt. Silk Workss.

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  • Supt. Silk Works


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

Berchey Historical Records

What Berchey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 99 census records available for the last name Berchey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Berchey census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Berchey

Passenger List

There are 8 immigration records available for the last name Berchey. 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 4 military records available for the last name Berchey. For the veterans among your Berchey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Berchey Life Expectancy

What is the average Berchey lifespan?

Between 1979 and 2004, in the United States, Berchey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Berchey in 1979 was 66, and 47 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Berchey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Berchey 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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