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Berland Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Brillant, an ornamental name from Yiddish barlyant ‘diamond’, ‘jewel’; compare Brilliant. French: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements ber ‘bear’ + land ‘country’. Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farms in southwestern Norway named Berland, from Old Norse bjarg ‘hill’, ‘mountain’ or ber ‘berry’ + land ‘land’.

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

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Berland Family Origin

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Berland Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%

In 1880, the most common Berland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Berland's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Berland. A less common occupation for the Berland family was Laborer.

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Berland Historical Records

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Berland Life Expectancy

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