Bernhardt Family History

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Bernhardt Name Meaning

German and Scandinavian: variant spelling of Bernhard.

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

Similar surnames: Bernhart, Bernhard, Gernhardt, Barnhardt, Earnhardt, Benhart, Erhardt

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Bernhardt Family Origin

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Bernhardt Family Occupations

What did your Bernhardt ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bernhardt. 12% of Bernhardt men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Bernhardt women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bernhardt were Clerk and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Clerk
  • Stenographer
  • Saleslady

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Bernhardt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Bernhardt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bernhardt 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Bernhardt. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Bernhardt. For the veterans among your Bernhardt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bernhardt Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Bernhardt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Bernhardt in 1940 was 34, and 74 in 2004.

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