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Bertelsen Name Meaning

German, Danish, and Norwegian: patronymic from Bertel, a pet form of Berthold.

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


Similar surnames: Berthelsen, Ketelsen, Bernsen, Bertel, Bertels, Berndsen, Pettersen

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Bertelsen Family Origin

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Bertelsen Family Occupations

What did your Bertelsen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bertelsen occupation in the USA was Laborer. 31% of Bertelsen's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Brick Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bertelsen. A less common occupation for the Bertelsen family was Butcher.

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  • Laborer

    31%
  • Farmer

    23%
  • Brick Maker

    8%
  • Butcher

    8%

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Bertelsen Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Bertelsen ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Bertelsen Life Expectancy

What is the average Bertelsen lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, Bertelsen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Bertelsen in 1944 was 45, and 76 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bertelsen 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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