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Berney Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Burney. French: from a pet form of Bernard. Jewish (American): from a derivative of the Yiddish personal name Ber.

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


Similar surnames: Berne, Berley, Barney, Birney, Burney, Bergey, Benney, Berner, Berry

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Berney Family Origin

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Berney Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

In 1880, the most common Berney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Berney's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Berney. A less common occupation for the Berney family was Keeping House.

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Berney Historical Records

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Berney Life Expectancy

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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