Bernauer Family History

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Bernauer Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from any of the places called Bernau, for example in Baden, Bavaria, or Württemberg.

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

Similar surnames: Reinauer, Bernau, Berner, Gerner, Bergner, Beaver, Hemauer, Ferner

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Bernauer Family Origin

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Bernauer Family Occupations

What did your Bernauer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bernauer. The most common Bernauer occupation in the USA was Laborer. 38% of Bernauer's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Bernauer family was Milliner.

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  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Milliner


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

Bernauer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bernauer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bernauer 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 817 immigration records available for the last name Bernauer. 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 Bernauer. For the veterans among your Bernauer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bernauer Life Expectancy

What is the average Bernauer lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Bernauer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Bernauer in 1958 was 49, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bernauer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bernauer 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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