Bernecker Family History

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Bernecker Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from Berneck (the name of places in Franconia and Württemberg).

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

Similar surnames: Reinecker, Hornecker, Bernauer, Renneker, Strecker, Bergener

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Bernecker Family Origin

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Bernecker Family Occupations

What did your Bernecker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bernecker occupation in the USA was Liquor Merchant. 50% of Bernecker's were Liquor Merchants. A less common occupation for the Bernecker family was Wheelwright. Liquor Merchant and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bernecker.

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  • Liquor Merchant

  • Laborer

  • Wheelwright


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

Bernecker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bernecker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bernecker 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 332 immigration records available for the last name Bernecker. 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 Bernecker. For the veterans among your Bernecker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bernecker Life Expectancy

What is the average Bernecker lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Bernecker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Bernecker in 1947 was 46, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bernecker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bernecker 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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