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Bergan Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name for someone from any of various farms in southeastern Norway named with Norwegian berg ‘mountain’ (Old Norse bjarg). In some cases, perhaps a variant spelling of the Irish surname Bergin.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Bergan Family Origin

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Bergan Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    21%
  • Farmer

    21%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bergan family was Carpenter. The most common Bergan occupation in the USA was Laborer. 21% of Bergan's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bergan.

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Bergan Historical Records

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Bergan Life Expectancy

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