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Bergler Family History

Bergler Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Berger, Mergler, Bergner, Berner, Burger, Beger, Berley, Betler

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Where is the Bergler family from?

You can see how Bergler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bergler family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Bergler families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 16 Bergler families living in New York. This was about 27% of all the recorded Bergler's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Bergler families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bergler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bergler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bergler. 36% of Bergler men worked as a Farmer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    36%
  • Laborer
    22%
  • Proprietor
    15%
  • Salesman
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    100%
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What Bergler family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bergler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bergler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 455 immigration records available for the last name Bergler. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bergler. For the veterans among your Bergler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bergler lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2003, in the United States, Bergler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Bergler in 1961 was 62, and 81 in 2003.

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