Bernas Family History

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Bernas Name Meaning

Polish (Bernas) and Czech (Bernáš): from a derivative of the personal name Bernard. French: from a derivative of Bern.

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

Similar surnames: Bernat, Barnas, Bernal, Berna, Berner, Berns, Berney, Bernot, Biernat

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Bernas Family Origin

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Bernas Family Occupations

What did your Bernas ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bernas occupation in the USA was At Home. 20% of Bernas's were At Homes. A less common occupation for the Bernas family was Farmer. At Home, Carpenter and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bernas.

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  • At Home

  • Carpenter

  • Farm Hand

  • Farmer


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

Bernas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bernas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bernas census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 838 immigration records available for the last name Bernas. 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 521 military records available for the last name Bernas. For the veterans among your Bernas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bernas Life Expectancy

What is the average Bernas lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Bernas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Bernas in 1942 was 44, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bernas

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bernas 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.

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