Berkman Family History

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Berkman Name Meaning

Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived by a birch tree or in a birch wood, from Middle Dutch berke ‘birch’ + man ‘man’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Berke 4. Variant of Bergman or Bergmann.

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


Similar surnames: Barkman, Beckman, Berman, Beekman, Boeckman, Bergman, Kerkman

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Berkman Family Origin

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Berkman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Gardner

    5%
  • Billiard Room

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Berkman family was Billiard Room. Farmer, Laborer and Gardner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Berkman. The most common Berkman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Berkman's were Farmers.

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Berkman Historical Records

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Berkman Life Expectancy

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