Berkson Family History

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Berkson Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): patronymic composed of the personal name Berke + German Sohn ‘son’.

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


Similar surnames: Berson, Bernson, Berenson, Benson, Merson, Belson, Berkow, Markson

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Berkson Family Origin

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Berkson Family Occupations

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  • Genl. Merchant

    33%
  • Keeping House

    33%
  • Keeps 2nd Hand Store

    33%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Berkson family was Keeps 2nd Hand Store. Genl. Merchant and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Berkson. The most common Berkson occupation in the USA was Genl. Merchant. 33% of Berkson's were Genl. Merchants.

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Berkson Historical Records

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Berkson Life Expectancy

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Famous Berkson Family

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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