Berf Family History

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Berf 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: Cerf, Berg, Leaf, Kern, Dery, Mero, Gero, Berk, Ker, Pero

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Berf Family Origin

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Berf Family Occupations

What did your Berf ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Berf occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Berf's were Farmers. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Berf.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer


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

Berf Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 84 census records available for the last name Berf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Berf 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 60 immigration records available for the last name Berf. 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 233 military records available for the last name Berf. For the veterans among your Berf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Berf Life Expectancy

What is the average Berf lifespan?

Average Berf life expectancy in 1990 was 81 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Berf

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Berf 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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