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Berens Name Meaning

North German: variant spelling of Behrens.

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


Similar surnames: Behrens, Berends, Berns, Berend, Berkes, Brems, Berenson, Behrend

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Berens Family Origin

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Berens Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Shoemaker

    7%
  • Dry Goods Merchant

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Berens family was Dry Goods Merchant. The most common Berens occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Berens's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Berens.

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Berens Life Expectancy

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