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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Bergan

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Alt. Meaning

B is for buoy, you encourage those you see.

E is for enduring, forever will your memory remain

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

G is for gracious, it shows everyday.

A is for appreciative, of all you have

N is for number one, make sure to take care of yourself above all others

Notable Persons Named Bergan

Bergan was born on April 1st, 1942.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Bergan

His career lasted from 1948 to 1969. Gerald was born on January 26th, 1892 in Peoria, Illinois. He breathed his last breath on July 12th, 1972.


Bergan was born on April 1st, 1942.


Francis was born on April 20th, 1902. He left this life on March 23rd, 1998.


Halvor Bergan was a bishop. Halvor was born on August 8th, 1931 in Skien, Norway. He breathed his last breath on May 3rd, 2015.


Vegard Bergan is a sports team member for the Odds BK.


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Popularity of Bergan as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bergan U.S.
  White 89.91% 64.26%
  African American 3.36% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.66% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.55% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.56% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.96% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bergan

People with the last name Bergan are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Bergan

  • How Popular is the name Bergan? Bergan is the 46,388th most popular name of all time. As a last name Bergan was the 14,866th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Bergan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 53 babies born with the first name Bergan in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Bergan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1999 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Bergan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Bergan is Saturday, May 24th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Bergan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Bergan was in 2007 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Bergan: Your name in reverse order is Nagreb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nbreag. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bergan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,992 people with the last name Bergan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bergan? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Bergan as their last name since less than 1 person in 147k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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