Berliner Family History

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Berliner Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic) and German: habitational name for someone from the city of Berlin (see Berlin).

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


Similar surnames: Berlin, Berlinger, Herlinger, Bergner, Berner, Seeliger, Werlinger

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Berliner Family Origin

Where is the Berliner family from?

Berliner Family Occupations

What did your Berliner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Keeping House, Tailor and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Berliner. A less common occupation for the Berliner family was Bookkeeper. The most common Berliner occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 6% of Berliner's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Tailor

    6%
  • Baker

    3%
  • Bookkeeper

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Berliner ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Berliner Historical Records

What Berliner family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Berliner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Berliner census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Berliner

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Berliner. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Berliner. For the veterans among your Berliner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Berliner Life Expectancy

What is the average Berliner lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Berliner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Berliner in 1958 was 33, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Berliner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Berliner ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Berliner Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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