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Bernick Name Meaning

German: from a nickname derived from Sorbian baran ‘ram’. North German: from a pet form of Bernhard. German: nickname for someone with a growth such as a sty on the eyelid. German or American spelling of Slovenian Bernik, from the northern part of central Slovenia, probably an archaic nickname from the noun bera ‘collecting’, from brati ‘to collect’, ‘to pick’, perhaps denoting a beggar or an impoverished man.

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


Similar surnames: Barnick, Brick, Vernick, Bennick, Oberdick, Wernick, Pernick, Derick

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Bernick Family Origin

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Bernick Family Occupations

What did your Bernick ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bernick family was Storekeeper. Farmer, Glass Blower and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bernick. The most common Bernick occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Bernick's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Glass Blower

    13%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Storekeeper

    13%

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

Bernick Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bernick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bernick 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bernick. 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 Bernick. For the veterans among your Bernick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bernick Life Expectancy

What is the average Bernick lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Bernick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Bernick in 1947 was 60, and 55 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bernick

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bernick 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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