Bernt Name Meaning

Scandinavian and North German: from a short form of Bernhard.

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


Similar surnames: Berns, Berndt, Berni, Bern, Bernd, Bein, Bernat, Bert, Berent, Best

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Bernt Family Origin

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Bernt Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Farming

    13%
  • Day Laborer

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bernt family was Day Laborer. The most common Bernt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Bernt's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bernt.

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Bernt Historical Records

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Bernt Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Bernt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Bernt in 1955 was 51, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bernt

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