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Where is the Berks family from?
You can see how Berks families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Berks family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Berks families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 8 Berks families living in Indiana. This was about 57% of all the recorded Berks's in USA. Indiana had the highest population of Berks families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Berks surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Berks. 27% of Berks men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Berks women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Berks were Mechanic and Stenographer. .