Bergenthal Family History

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Bergenthal 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: Mergenthaler, Bernthal, Leventhal, Felsenthal, Delventhal, Schoenthal

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Bergenthal Family Origin

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Bergenthal Family Occupations

What did your Bergenthal ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bergenthal occupation in the USA was Distilling And Rectifying. 25% of Bergenthal's were Distilling And Rectifyings. A less common occupation for the Bergenthal family was Rectifying And Distilling. Distilling And Rectifying, Farmer and Portrait Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bergenthal.

View Census data for Bergenthal | Data not to scale

  • Distilling And Rectifying

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Portrait Painter

    25%
  • Rectifying And Distilling

    25%

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

Bergenthal Historical Records

What Bergenthal family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bergenthal. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bergenthal census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Bergenthal

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Bergenthal. 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 Bergenthal. For the veterans among your Bergenthal ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bergenthal Life Expectancy

What is the average Bergenthal lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Bergenthal life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Bergenthal in 1963 was 88, and 78 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bergenthal

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bergenthal 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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