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Beringer Name Meaning

German; French (Béringer): from the ancient Germanic personal name Beringari Beringer composed of the elements bern ‘bear’ + ger ‘spear’. Compare French Belanger and Berenger . German: habitational name for someone from any of several paces called Behringen or Böhringen in Baden-Württemberg and Bayern. Compare Baringer Behringer Berringer and Boehringer . English (of Norman origin): variant of Berringer .

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


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

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Where is the Beringer family from?

You can see how Beringer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Beringer family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Beringer families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Beringer family living in Louisiana. This was about 33% of all the recorded Beringer's in USA. Louisiana and 2 other states had the highest population of Beringer families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Beringer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Beringer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Beringer. 17% of Beringer men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Beringer women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Beringer were Clerk 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

  • Farmer
    17%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Clerk
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    11%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Housewife
    9%
  • Teacher
    9%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

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 Cards

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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What is the average Beringer lifespan?

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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