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Berto Name Meaning

Italian: from the personal name Berto, a short form of any of various Germanic names formed with bert (from berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’), for example Alberto, Gilberto, Norberto, Roberto, Umberto. Hungarian (Bertó): from a pet form of the personal name Bertalan, Hungarian form of Bartholomew.

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


Similar surnames: Berta, Bert, Barto, Berko, Berti, Berte, Bergo, Bero, Beato, Barta

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Where is the Berto family from?

You can see how Berto families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Berto family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Berto families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Berto family living in New York. This was about 50% of all the recorded Berto's in the USA. New York and 1 other state had the highest population of Berto families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Berto surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Berto ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Berto. 34% of Berto men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Berto women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Berto were New Worker and Teacher.

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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
    34%
  • Machinist
    13%
  • Operator
    10%
  • New Worker
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    60%
  • Teacher
    40%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Berto. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Berto 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 919 immigration records available for the last name Berto. 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 834 military records available for the last name Berto. For the veterans among your Berto ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Berto lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Berto life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Berto in 1960 was 49, and 81 in 2004.

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