Bernthal Family History

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Bernthal Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from the Yiddish personal name Ber (‘bear’) + German Thal (now spelled Tal) ‘valley’.

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

Similar surnames: Leventhal, Bernhard, Bertha, Bertram, Berdahl, Bernal, Bertholf

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Bernthal Family Origin

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Bernthal Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Bernthal occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Bernthal's were Farmers. Farmer and School Teacher were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bernthal.

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  • Farmer

  • School Teacher


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Bernthal Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bernthal. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bernthal 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 167 immigration records available for the last name Bernthal. 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 143 military records available for the last name Bernthal. For the veterans among your Bernthal ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bernthal Life Expectancy

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Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Bernthal life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Bernthal in 1966 was 84, and 85 in 2004.

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