Von Bergen Family History

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Von Bergen Name Meaning

German (von Bergen): topographic name for someone who lived in a mountainous area, from Middle High German berc ‘mountain’, ‘hill’ (dative plural bergen).

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


Similar surnames: Von Bargen, Van Bergen, Von Seggern, Bergen, Von Behren, Von Berg

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Von Bergen Family Origin

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Von Bergen Family Occupations

What did your Von Bergen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Von Bergen occupation in the USA was Baker. 20% of Von Bergen's were Bakers. Baker, Bartender and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Von Bergen. A less common occupation for the Von Bergen family was Liquor Store.

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  • Baker

    20%
  • Bartender

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Liquor Store

    20%

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

Von Bergen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Von Bergen Life Expectancy

What is the average Von Bergen lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Von Bergen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Von Bergen in 1953 was 44, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Von Bergen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Von 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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