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Bernfeld Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from the Yiddish personal name Ber (‘bear’) + German Feld ‘open country’.

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

Similar surnames: Kornfeld, Sternfeld, Herzfeld, Bernheim, Weinfeld, Grunfeld

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Bernfeld Family Origin

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Bernfeld Family Occupations

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Bernfeld Historical Records

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Bernfeld Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Bernfeld life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Bernfeld in 1957 was 40, and 74 in 2004.

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