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Origins of the Bergan surname

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About the Bergans

We have a total number of 2346 records for people with the last name Bergan.

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Where do most Bergans live?

In 1921, most Bergans lived in Yorkshire.

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Interesting facts about Bergans

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You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 696 records for the Bergan surname. The oldest one dates back to 1870.

Who were Bergans most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Bergan first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Margaret

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Common jobs for Bergans

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Bergans in 1921
Cotton Weaver


Cap Maker


Domestic Servant


House Keeper




Common Male occupations for Bergans in 1921
Farm Hands


Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers


Coal Miner


Coal Minor


House Painter


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