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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) + the preposition von ‘from’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

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

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You can see how Von Bergen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Von Bergen family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Von Bergen families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 9 Von Bergen families living in New York. This was about 38% of all the recorded Von Bergen's in USA. New York had the highest population of Von Bergen families in 1880.
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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.

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