Berchfield Family History

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Berchfield 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: Burchfield, Birchfield, Hershfield, Percifield, Litchfield

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Berchfield Family Origin

Where is the Berchfield family from?

Berchfield Family Occupations

What did your Berchfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Berchfield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Berchfield's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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

Berchfield Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 866 census records available for the last name Berchfield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Berchfield 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 7 immigration records available for the last name Berchfield. 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 74 military records available for the last name Berchfield. For the veterans among your Berchfield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Berchfield Life Expectancy

What is the average Berchfield lifespan?

Average Berchfield life expectancy in 1995 was 65 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 73.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Berchfield

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Berchfield 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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