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Beringer Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from the Germanic personal name Beringer, composed of the elements berin + ger ‘(warrior) fighting with a spear’. German: variant spelling of Behringer 1. French (Béringer) and English (of Norman origin): from the Old French personal name Berenger, derived from the same Germanic personal name as 1. It owed its popularity in medieval England in part to the fact that it was the name of one of the characters in the Charlemagne romances.

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

Similar surnames: Berringer, Deringer, Berner, Behringer, Brunger, Berger, Biringer

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Beringer Family Origin

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Beringer Family Occupations

What did your Beringer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Beringer family was Wks. In Car-Shop. The most common Beringer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Beringer's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beringer.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Wks. In Car-Shop


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Beringer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Beringer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beringer 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Beringer. 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 Beringer. For the veterans among your Beringer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beringer Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Beringer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Beringer in 1953 was 44, and 81 in 2004.

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