Bertke Family History

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Bertke Name Meaning

North German: probably from a pet form of Berta.

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

Similar surnames: Berte, Berke, Betke, Bethke, Berkes, Behnke, Bartee, Bortle, Berk

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Bertke Family Origin

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Bertke Family Occupations

What did your Bertke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Tailor and Gardener were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bertke. The most common Bertke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Bertke's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bertke family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Tailor

  • Gardener

  • Laborer


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

Bertke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bertke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bertke 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 163 immigration records available for the last name Bertke. 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 349 military records available for the last name Bertke. For the veterans among your Bertke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bertke Life Expectancy

What is the average Bertke lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Bertke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Bertke in 1948 was 44, and 84 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bertke 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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