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Bering Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from the Germanic personal name Ber (meaning ‘bear’) or from a short form of any of the various compound names formed with this element (for example Bernhard).

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


Similar surnames: Berding, Berling, Boring, Bring, Goring, Benning, Behring, Berns

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Bering Family Origin

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Bering Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Lumber Mercht.

    10%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bering family was Lumber Mercht.. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bering. The most common Bering occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Bering's were Farmers.

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Bering Historical Records

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Bering Life Expectancy

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