Berfenbach Family History

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Berfenbach 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: Erpenbach, Eisenbach, Kurtenbach, Weidenbach, Fehrenbach, Diefenbach

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Berfenbach Family Origin

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Berfenbach Family Occupations

What did your Berfenbach ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Berfenbach occupation in the USA was Boot And Shoe Maker. 100% of Berfenbach's were Boot And Shoe Makers.

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  • Boot And Shoe Maker


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

Berfenbach Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2 census records available for the last name Berfenbach. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Berfenbach 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Berfenbach. 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 Berfenbach. For the veterans among your Berfenbach ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Berfenbach Life Expectancy

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Berfenbach 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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