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Origins of the Bergin surname

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About the Bergins

We have a total number of 7518 records for people with the last name Bergin.

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Where do most Bergins live?

In 1921, most Bergins lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Bergins

How common is your surname?

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

We have 2,810 records for the Bergin surname. The oldest one dates back to 1890.

Who were Bergins most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Bergins.

What are the most common Bergin first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Margaret

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Bergin family members

Common jobs for Bergins

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

Common Female occupations for Bergins in 1921




Domestic Servant




Cotton Winder


Common Male occupations for Bergins in 1921


General Labourer




Coal Miner


General Laborer


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