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Berning Family History

Berning Name Meaning
North German: habitational name from Behring, which during the 15th century is recorded as Berning and Bernynge.

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

49,898 Historical Documents with Berning on Ancestry.com
20,736 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,540 Military Records
887 Immigration Records
6,823 Census and Voter Lists
19,912 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Berning Families

  • Number of Berning families
     31 - 59
     11 - 30
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Berning families
     10 - 17
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Berning families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Berning census records

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Berning Family Origin

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Berning Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Berning

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Berning Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Berning census records

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Berning Civil War Service Records

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