Berkowitz Family History

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Berkowitz Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the Yiddish male personal name Berke, Germanized form of either the Polish spelling Berkowicz or eastern Slavic Berkovich.

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


Similar surnames: Benowitz, Moskowitz, Berkovitz, Berkow, Leibowitz, Berkovich

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Berkowitz Family Origin

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Berkowitz Family Occupations

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  • Cloak Dealer

    14%
  • Clothing Store

    14%
  • Dealer In Dry Goods

    14%
  • Dry Goods & Clothing

    14%

In 1880, Cloak Dealer, Clothing Store and Dealer In Dry Goods were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Berkowitz. The most common Berkowitz occupation in the USA was Cloak Dealer. 14% of Berkowitz's were Cloak Dealers. A less common occupation for the Berkowitz family was Dry Goods & Clothing.

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Berkowitz Historical Records

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Berkowitz Life Expectancy

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