Berl Name Meaning

German: variant of Behrle. German: habitational name from a place in Westphalia named Berl. Jewish (Ashkenazic): pet form of the Yiddish male name Ber.

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


Similar surnames: Perl, Bell, Berk, Berg, Bern, Behl, Bera, Merl, Ber, Berlin

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Berl Family Origin

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Berl Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Bookkeeper

    8%
  • Dealor In Watches

    8%
  • Fruit Grocrer

    8%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Berl family was Fruit Grocrer. Farmer, Bookkeeper and Dealor In Watches were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Berl. The most common Berl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Berl's were Farmers.

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Berl Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Berl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Berl in 1941 was 52, and 87 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Berl

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