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Berkes Name Meaning

North German: topographic name for someone who lived among birch trees, from a derivative of Middle Low German berke ‘birch’. Hungarian: from a pet form of the ecclesiastical names Bernát, Hungarian form of Bernhard, or Bertalan, Hungarian form of Bartholomew. English: variant spelling of Birks (see Birch).

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


Similar surnames: Berke, Berkey, Berks, Perkes, Berko, Berner, Birkes, Berges, Berte

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Berkes Family Origin

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Berkes Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Stone Mason

    12%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Grocer

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Berkes family was Grocer. The most common Berkes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Berkes's were Farmers. Farmer, Stone Mason and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Berkes.

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