Van Bergen Family History

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Van Bergen Name Meaning

Dutch and Belgian: habitational name for someone from any of numerous places named with bergen ‘hills’ or ‘coal mines’.

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


Similar surnames: Von Bergen, Van Buren, Van Bruggen, Van Gerpen, Van Beek, Van Engen

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Van Bergen Family Origin

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Van Bergen Family Occupations

What did your Van Bergen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Produce Buyer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Bergen. The most common Van Bergen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Van Bergen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Van Bergen family was At Home.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Produce Buyer

    6%
  • At Home

    3%

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

Van Bergen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Van Bergen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Van Bergen 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Van Bergen. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Van Bergen. For the veterans among your Van Bergen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Van Bergen Life Expectancy

What is the average Van Bergen lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2003, in the United States, Van Bergen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Van Bergen in 1967 was 88, and 90 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Van Bergen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Van Bergen 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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