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Bernal Family History

Bernal Name Meaning
Catalan: from the personal name Bernal, a variant of Spanish Bernaldo (see Bernard).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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216,505 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,544 Military Records
11,793 Immigration Records
28,550 Census and Voter Lists
47,124 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Bernal Families

  • Number of Bernal families
     54 - 105
     19 - 53
     1 - 18
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bernal families
     9 - 15
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Bernal last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Bernal census records

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Bernal Family Origin

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Bernal Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Bernal

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Bernal Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Bernal census records

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Bernal Civil War Service Records

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