Bergey Family History

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Bergey Name Meaning

In part, an altered spelling of Swiss German Bürki, from a pet form of the personal name Burkhard (see Burkhardt).

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


Similar surnames: Berley, Berkey, Berney, Berge, Berry, Berges, Bergt, Barley, Jerge

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Bergey Family Origin

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Bergey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bergey. The most common Bergey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Bergey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bergey family was Carpenter.

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Bergey Historical Records

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Bergey Life Expectancy

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