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Verges Name Meaning

Occitan (Vergès) and Catalan (Vergés): from the plural of Catalan verger and Occitan vergèr (or also vergièr) ‘orchard’, topographic name for someone who lived near an orchard or garden, or occupational name for someone who was employed in one (see Verge 2 and Verdier 2).

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


Similar surnames: Verge, Berges, Berger, Hermes, Vernet, Bergen, Viernes, Terres

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Verges Family Origin

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Verges Family Occupations

What did your Verges ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Verges family was Coal Miner. Butcher, Car Driver and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Verges. The most common Verges occupation in the USA was Butcher. 20% of Verges's were Butchers.

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  • Butcher

    20%
  • Car Driver

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    5%

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Verges Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Verges Life Expectancy

What is the average Verges lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Verges life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Verges in 1954 was 44, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Verges

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Verges 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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