Berlinger Family History

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Berlinger Name Meaning

Swiss and German: habitational name from Beroldingen, Switzerland, and any of several places called Berlingen in the Eifel and Mosel districts of Germany.

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

Similar surnames: Erlinger, Bellinger, Werlinger, Herlinger, Berliner, Heringer

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Berlinger Family Origin

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Berlinger Family Occupations

What did your Berlinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Beef Butcher, Farmer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Berlinger. A less common occupation for the Berlinger family was Grocer. The most common Berlinger occupation in the USA was Beef Butcher. 22% of Berlinger's were Beef Butchers.

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  • Beef Butcher

  • Farmer

  • Butcher

  • Grocer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Berlinger ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Berlinger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Berlinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Berlinger census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Berlinger. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 945 military records available for the last name Berlinger. For the veterans among your Berlinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Berlinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Berlinger lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Berlinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Berlinger in 1947 was 54, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Berlinger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Berlinger ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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