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Berman Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish male personal name Berman, meaning ‘bear man’. Respelling of German Bermann 1–3. English: occupational name for a porter, Middle English berman (Old English bærmann, from beran ‘to carry’ + mann ‘man’). English: possibly from a Middle English personal name, Ber(e)man, which may be derived from Old English Beornmund, composed of the elements beorn ‘young man’, ‘warrior’ + mund ‘protection’.

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

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Berman Family Origin

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Berman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Tailor

    4%
  • Carpet Dealer

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Berman. The most common Berman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Berman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Berman family was Carpet Dealer.

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Berman Life Expectancy

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