Berquist Family History

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Berquist Name Meaning

Altered form of the Swedish ornamental name Bergquist.

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


Similar surnames: Bergquist, Melquist, Hedquist, Norquist, Boquist, Enquist, Edquist

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Berquist Family Origin

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Berquist Family Occupations

What did your Berquist ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Berquist occupation in the USA was Laborer. 20% of Berquist's were Laborers. Laborer, Clerk In Hardware Store and Clerks In R. R. Office were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Berquist. A less common occupation for the Berquist family was Farmer.

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  • Laborer

    20%
  • Clerk In Hardware Store

    10%
  • Clerks In R. R. Office

    10%
  • Farmer

    10%

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

Berquist Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Berquist. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Berquist 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Berquist. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Berquist. For the veterans among your Berquist ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Berquist Life Expectancy

What is the average Berquist lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Berquist life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Berquist in 1945 was 49, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Berquist

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Berquist 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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