Berchill Family History

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Berchill 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: Burchill, Churchill, Barnhill, Berryhill, Hemphill, Birchall, Vencill

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Berchill Family Origin

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Berchill Family Occupations

What did your Berchill ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Student were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Berchill. A less common occupation for the Berchill family was Iron Moulder. The most common Berchill occupation in Canada was Farmer. 38% of Berchill's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Labourer

    25%
  • Student

    25%
  • Iron Moulder

    13%

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

Berchill Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 133 census records available for the last name Berchill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Berchill 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 15 immigration records available for the last name Berchill. 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 6 military records available for the last name Berchill. For the veterans among your Berchill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Berchill Life Expectancy

What is the average Berchill lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Berchill 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Berchill

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