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Berenberg Family History

Berenberg Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Nerenberg, Levenberg, Bredenberg, Nierenberg, Ehrenberg, Norenberg

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Where is the Berenberg family from?

You can see how Berenberg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Berenberg family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Berenberg families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 9 Berenberg families living in New York. This was about 24% of all the recorded Berenberg's in USA. New York had the highest population of Berenberg families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Berenberg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Berenberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Berenberg. 20% of Berenberg men worked as a Salesman and 34% of Berenberg women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Berenberg were Laborer and Teacher. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
  • Clerk
  • Proprietor
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Bookeeper
  • Teacher
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What Berenberg family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 782 census records available for the last name Berenberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Berenberg census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 284 immigration records available for the last name Berenberg. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 113 military records available for the last name Berenberg. For the veterans among your Berenberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Berenberg lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Berenberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Berenberg in 1963 was 77, and 80 in 2003.

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