Berns Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: patronymic from Bern, a variant of Bernd. Latvian: from a short form of the personal name Bernards (see Bernhard).

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

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Berns Family Origin

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Berns Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Berns. The most common Berns occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Berns's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Berns family was Carpenter.

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Berns life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Berns in 1949 was 42, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Berns

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