Bergeron Family History

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Bergeron Name Meaning

French (of Norman origin): from a diminutive of Berger. The name is common in both New England and LA.

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

Similar surnames: Bargeron, Bergerson, Berger, Berge, Berner, Geron, Ferron, Burger

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Bergeron Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Bergeron name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Bergeron. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • France


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Bergeron Family Origin

Where is the Bergeron family from?

Bergeron Family Occupations

What did your Bergeron ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bergeron occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Bergeron's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bergeron. A less common occupation for the Bergeron family was Planter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Planter


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

Bergeron Historical Records

What Bergeron family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 158,000 census records available for the last name Bergeron. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bergeron 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Bergeron. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Bergeron. For the veterans among your Bergeron ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bergeron Life Expectancy

What is the average Bergeron lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Bergeron life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Bergeron in 1943 was 22, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bergeron

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bergeron 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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