Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from when the Berget family once lived in Cheshire, where they held a family seat near Birkenhead at the estuary of the River Birket. It is from the name of the river that their name is derived.
Early Origins of the Berget family
Cheshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest in 1066.
Early History of the Berget family
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Berget Spelling Variations
spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Berget family name include Birket, Birkett, Bircket, Burkett, Birckett, Burket, Burkert and many more.
Early Notables of the Berget family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Berget family to Ireland
Some of the Berget family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Berget family to the New World and Oceana
For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, Canada, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Berget surname or a spelling variation of the name include:
Berget Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Berget (post 1700)
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