Berfels Family History

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Berfels 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: Herfel, Werfel, Bertels, Merfeld, Hermes, Mergel, Terres, Berkes

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Berfels Family Origin

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Berfels Family Occupations

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

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Berfels Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1 census records available for the last name Berfels. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Berfels 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 6 immigration records available for the last name Berfels. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Berfels. For the veterans among your Berfels ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Berfels Life Expectancy

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Average Berfels life expectancy in 1973 was 81 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 70.

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