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Berte Family History

Berte Name Meaning

French: from a variant of Berta, feminine form of Bert. Hungarian: from a pet form of Bertalan, Hungarian form of Bartholomew.

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

Similar surnames: Berto, Berta, Berti, Barto, Berke, Bertke, Bertel, Barta, Berge

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Where is the Berte family from?

You can see how Berte families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Berte family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Berte families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Berte families living in Ohio. This was about 50% of all the recorded Berte's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Berte families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Berte surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Berte ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Berte. 22% of Berte men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Berte women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Berte were Truck Driver and Machine Operator.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Housework
  • New Worker
  • Machine Operator
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Census Records

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

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Berte. 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 Cards

There are 814 military records available for the last name Berte. For the veterans among your Berte ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Berte lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Berte life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Berte in 1962 was 76, and 74 in 2004.

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