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Berninger Name Meaning

North German (mainly Eastphalia): habitational name for someone from Behring (see Berning).

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


Similar surnames: Benninger, Berlinger, Berning, Behringer, Beringer, Bellinger

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Berninger Family Origin

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Berninger Family Occupations

What did your Berninger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Berninger. The most common Berninger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Berninger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Berninger family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Carpenter

    7%

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

Berninger Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Berninger Life Expectancy

What is the average Berninger lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Berninger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Berninger in 1946 was 58, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Berninger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Berninger 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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