The Berk Family History

This is a site where you can find information about the history of the Berk family.

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The Berk Family in the Census

Census Freqency of the Surname Berk
1841 Census11
1851 Census8
1861 Census67
1871 Census57
1881 Census54
1891 Census205
1901 Census104
1911 Census60

Most Frequent Forenames for the Berk Family in the Census

Name 1841 Census 1851 Census 1861 Census 1881 Census 1871 Census 1891 Census 1901 Census 1911 Census Total
William Berk 2 1 3 8 3 10 3 0
John Berk 2 0 3 2 2 9 6 4
Mary Berk 0 0 6 1 2 14 1 2
Thomas Berk 1 0 2 6 3 5 0 1
George Berk 0 0 3 3 2 8 1 0
Robert Berk 0 0 0 1 3 2 4 3
Annie Berk 0 0 1 0 2 3 7 2
James Berk 0 1 3 0 0 8 3 0
Sarah Berk 0 0 2 0 1 8 2 1
Frederick Berk 0 0 1 0 3 3 4 0
Alice Berk 0 0 0 0 2 5 5 1
Elizabeth Berk 0 1 0 1 0 7 4 0
Ellen Berk 0 0 2 3 0 5 3 0
Emily Berk 0 0 3 2 1 3 0 2
Edward Berk 1 0 0 0 1 5 1 3
Eliza Berk 0 0 4 0 0 4 0 2
Joseph Berk 1 0 1 3 0 3 1 0
Charles Berk 1 0 1 0 1 5 1 1
Alfred Berk 0 0 3 0 0 1 5 0
Margaret Berk 1 0 1 0 0 3 0 0

Your Family History Search

You can use the forms below to do automatic searches for the Berk family online amongst birth, marriage and death records from 1837, plus census transcripts for 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901 and many more...



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Etymology and History of the Surname: Berk

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