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Bergum Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead named Bergum, from the dative plural of berg ‘hill’, ‘mountain’.

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


Similar surnames: Bergo, Berger, Berg, Berge, Bergan, Belgum, Bergen, Eggum, Lerum

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Bergum Family Origin

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Bergum Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Hotel

    10%
  • Lumbering

    10%

In 1880, the most common Bergum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Bergum's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bergum family was Lumbering. Farmer, Laborer and Hotel were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bergum.

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Bergum Historical Records

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Bergum Life Expectancy

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