Berchten Family History

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Berchten 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: Eichten, Merchen, Eichen, Vercher, Kirchen, Gersten, Fechter, Eschen

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Berchten Family Origin

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Berchten Family Occupations

What did your Berchten ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Berchten occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 100% of Berchten's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter


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

Berchten Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 24 census records available for the last name Berchten. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Berchten 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 21 immigration records available for the last name Berchten. 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 3 military records available for the last name Berchten. For the veterans among your Berchten ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Berchten Life Expectancy

What is the average Berchten lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Berchten 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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