Berretta Family History

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Berretta Name Meaning

Italian: from berretta, originally meaning ‘hooded cloak’ (Latin birrus), later ‘headdress’, ‘bonnet’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of such headgear or a nickname for an habitual wearer.

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

Similar surnames: Berrett, Barrett, Beretta, Perretta, Cerreta, Barbetta, Barretta

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Berretta Family Origin

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Berretta Family Occupations

What did your Berretta ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Berretta occupation in the USA was Fruit Derly. 100% of Berretta's were Fruit Derlys.

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  • Fruit Derly


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Berretta Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Berretta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Berretta 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 476 immigration records available for the last name Berretta. 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 156 military records available for the last name Berretta. For the veterans among your Berretta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Berretta Life Expectancy

What is the average Berretta lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Berretta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Berretta in 1964 was 86, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Berretta

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Berretta 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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