Bergland Family History

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Bergland Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads named Bergland, from Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’ (Old Norse bjarg) + land ‘land’, ‘farm’.

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

Similar surnames: Berland, Teigland, Hegland, England, Bergan, Erland, Borland

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Bergland Family Origin

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Bergland Family Occupations

What did your Bergland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bergland. The most common Bergland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Bergland's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bergland family was Shoemaker.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Shoemaker


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

Bergland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Bergland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bergland 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bergland. 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 819 military records available for the last name Bergland. For the veterans among your Bergland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bergland Life Expectancy

What is the average Bergland lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Bergland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Bergland in 1944 was 49, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bergland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bergland 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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