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Bergholz Name Meaning

German: folk-etymological variant of the personal name Berchtold (see Berthold), probably via Bercholz, another variant; or from a respelling of the Low German topographic name Berkholt ‘birchwood’, from Middle Low German berk(e) ‘birch’ + holt (High German Holz) ‘wood’.

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


Similar surnames: Birkholz, Buchholz, Rebholz, Bergo, Keilholtz, Berthold, Gerhold

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Bergholz Family Origin

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Bergholz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Barkeeper

    7%
  • Civil Engineer

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Barkeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bergholz. A less common occupation for the Bergholz family was Civil Engineer. The most common Bergholz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Bergholz's were Farmers.

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Bergholz Historical Records

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Bergholz Life Expectancy

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