Beran Family History

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Beran Name Meaning

Czech and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from beran ‘ram’, hence a nickname for someone thought to resemble a ram in some way, for example, someone with curly hair. It is also found as a nickname for a pig-headed or arrogant person and as a derogatory nickname for a Protestant.

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

Similar surnames: Baran, Belan, Bean, Berman, German, Belin, Braun, Beron, Bergan, Ban

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Beran Family Origin

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Beran Family Occupations

What did your Beran ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Beran. 13% of Beran men worked as a Farmer and 7% of Beran women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Beran were Clerk and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Machinist
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Saleslady
  • Bookkeeper
  • Housewife

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

Beran Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Beran. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beran census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Beran. 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 Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Beran. For the veterans among your Beran ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beran Life Expectancy

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Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Beran life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Beran in 1946 was 73, and 75 in 2004.

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