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Berges Name Meaning

German: topographic name from a reduced form of Berghaus, a compound of Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’ + Haus ‘house’. The name is found in the Lower Rhine. Compare Backes. French (Bergès): Gascon variant of Vergès (see Verges).

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


Similar surnames: Berger, Berge, Bergen, Berkes, Berget, Verges, Borges, Berner, Borger

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Berges Family Origin

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Berges Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Berges. The most common Berges occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Berges's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Berges family was Carpenter.

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