Berkley Family History

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Berkley Name Meaning

English: variant of Berkeley. Jewish (Ashkenazic): assimilated form of Berkowitz.

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


Similar surnames: Berkeley, Burkley, Berley, Berney, Binkley, Berkes, Reckley, Beesley

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Berkley Family Origin

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Berkley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

In 1880, the most common Berkley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Berkley's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Berkley. A less common occupation for the Berkley family was Blacksmith.

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Berkley Historical Records

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Berkley Life Expectancy

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Famous Berkley Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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